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Why Cable TV in Poughkeepsie, NY
There are so many reasons why we here at CableTV.com appreciate cable service. For starters, cable keeps you entertained with hundreds of all-digital HD channels, that don't depend on the weather being nice. It offers everything from movies and TV shows, to On Demand entertainment. And with most providers you get all your local channels for free. Because it requires less equipment than satellite, Cable TV is easier to install and better value. Most providers offer a free HD DVR, and you can bundle digital cable with high-speed internet--which is faster than DSL--and only pay one bill every month. Plus cable is:
Cable TV offersmore HD choices
Snow may mess up satellite, but itdoesn't faze cable
Cable can beinstalled virtually anywhere
How People Watch TV in Poughkeepsie, NY
Ever wonder how many people still watch broadcast television? Or how popular TV content has become online? Larger television trends like these show us a lot about cable TV use in Poughkeepsie, NY. Approximately 97% of people watch regularly scheduled programming, even though 48% also stream some TV online and 7% watch some of their shows later, from their DVRs. Plus, 72% of Americans bundle their cable subscription with high-speed Internet and approximately one-third of Americans have four or more televisions in their homes.
With a population of 29,443 that means in Poughkeepsie there are::
- 28,560 people who watch broadcast TV
- 14,133 people who stream TV online
- 2,061 people who regularly use DVRs
- 21,199 people with bundled services
- 9,716 people with a plethora of plasma-screens
Cable High-Speed Internet in Poughkeepsie
If you are considering digital cable service in Poughkeepsie, NY, you can easily include high-speed Internet. Cable Internet is blazing fast--around 5-10 Mbps--so you get a high-speed connection, 2-7 Mbps faster than the national average. And bundling cable services can save you up to $400 per year. This helps explain why the total broadband penetration in Poughkeepsie grew 3%, from 19,432 households to 20,316, between 2009 and 2010 and how cable Internet users represent 9,422 out of 29,443 Poughkeepsie residents.
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Poughkeepsie, NY Born Actors
We also know which TV celebrities hail from Poughkeepsie. There are quite a few, and some with impressive entries on their resume. Some no longer call this city home, but it will always be their hometown. Here are a few of Poughkeepsie's brightest stars along with the shows that made them famous.
- Michael Manasseri - "Weird Science"
- Richard Denning - "Karen"
- Barbara Rhoades - "Hanging In"
- Bill Duke - "Karen Sisco"
Find Cable TV in Poughkeepsie
All this information should tell you that we know television like The Golden Girls know way more about St. Olaf than they'd like. So rely on us to help you find a cable provider. There is usually only one cable provider per region, thanks to government licensing restrictions. This usually restricts cable companies from overlapping in the same region. To find out which company is your Poughkeepsie cable provider, call the number listed above.