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Why Cable TV
If you want to know why we here at CableTV.com recommend cable service in Texas, here are a few of our favorite reasons. For starters, you get hours of entertainment. You get hundreds of HD channels and On Demand titles. Cable is a better value than satellite; it includes all your local channels, and requires less equipment. 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
How The Lone Star State Watches TV
If you're as interested in cable TV in Texas as Sgt. Joe Friday is interested in "just the facts, ma'am," we're glad you're here. Here at CableTV.com, we love talking TV. Here's a juicy stat: 3/4 of all cable TV subscribers get their TV bundles with either phone or Internet. Other interesting TV research shows that while 48% of Americans stream TV online, 97% still watch traditional television. And the number of people now watching programming recorded to their DVRs is 7%.
So what does all this mean for The Lone Star State?
- 20,425,331 primetime viewers
- 22,147,950 subscriptions
- 17,718,360 bundles
- 11,812,240 streaming
Cable Internet in Texas
Cable Internet, and high-speed Internet in general, is growing in Texas. In its latest report, SpeedMatters.org ranked The Lone Star State number 27 in the nation in broadband adoption. Here's some more quick facts:
- 32% have cable Internet
- 51% have speeds below 4 Mbps
- 4% have speeds above 25 Mbps
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Watch Texas Actors on Cable TV
That's not all there is to know about Texas cable TV. At CableTV.com we know about actors as well. If you're more interested in characters than coaxials, check out the following native Texans who've become actors:
- Alexis Bledel from "Gilmore Girls" was born in Houston
- Allie Gonino from "The Lying Game" was born in Rockwall
- Amber Heard from "The Playboy Club" was born in Austin
- Amy Acker from "Angel" was born in Dallas
- Angie Harmon from "Law & Order" was born in Highland Park
- Ann Doran from "The Legend Of Jesse James" was born in Amarillo
- Ann Sheridan from "Pistols 'n' Petticoats" was born in Denton
- Ann Wedgeworth from "Evening Shade" was born in Abilene
Find Your Cable Provider
We are passionate about television, if you couldn't tell. We know digital cable TV like Harry Potter knows horcruxes, and we are excited to help you find your cable provider. Most local governments only allow for one cable provider in a given service area because of licensing requirements. We have all the latest info on who operates where, so put in your zip code to find the Texas cable provider in your area.