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Why Cable TV
If you want to know why we here at CableTV.com highly recommend cable in Rhode Island, here are a few reasons why. You get hours of entertainment. You get hundreds of HD channels and On Demand titles. Because it requires less equipment than satellite and doesn't break up in bad weather, it's a better value. It also bundles easily with cable high-speed Internet, which is faster than DSL. Plus cable is:
Cable TV offersmore HD choices
Snow may mess up satellite, but itdoesn't faze cable
Cable can beinstalled virtually anywhere
Watching TV in Rhode Island
If Rhode Island cable TV interests you like yelling at incompetent chefs interests Gordon Ramsay, we're glad you're here. Here at CableTV.com, we love talking TV. In this state there are 759,259 people with cable bundles. That's 3/4 of all TV subscribers in The Ocean State. And according to Nielsen, while half of all TV viewers stream video online, almost 97% of people watch regularly broadcast television. And the number of people now watching programming recorded to their DVRs is 7%.
So what does all this mean for The Ocean State?
- 1,022,891 watching traditional TV
- 949,074 subscribers
- 759,259 bundlers
- 506,173 streamers
High-Speed Internet in Rhode Island
Like Dr. Brennan and Booth from "Bones," cable TV and Internet in Rhode Island are inseparable. Did you know that high-speed Internet use grew from 69% to 71% between 2009 and 2010? Rhode Island ranks 6 in the nation in Internet speed but 32% of Rhode Island households still have downstream speeds of 4 Mbps or less. Cable Internet is blazing fast with 5-10 Mbps downstream speeds, and accounts for 32% of Rhode Island's webgoing population, or about 337,449 Rhode Islanders.
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Watch Rhode Island Actors on Cable TV
Rhode Island cable TV is also about actors. The CableTV.com crew also loves actors. There have been many well-known TV actors who were born right here in Rhode Island:
- Alice Drummond from "Frannie's Turn" was born in Pawtucket
- Arden Myrin from "Working" was born in Little Compton
- Ashley Newbrough from "Privileged" was born in Newport
- Brianne Leary from "Chips" was born in Providence
- Christopher Murney from "Remember Wenn" was born in Narragansett
- David Beecroft from "Falcon Crest" was born in Warwick
- David Hedison from "Five Fingers" was born in Providence
- David Moretti from "The Lair" was born in Cranston
Find Your Cable Provider
We are passionate about television, if you couldn't tell. We know digital cable TV like Dexter knows blood splatters, and we'd like to help connect you to your cable provider. Most cable companies don't overlap service areas because the local governments are in charge of licensing. Enter your zip code below to find the Rhode Island cable provider in your area.