Here at CableTV.com, we help District of Columbia residents order cable service. If you want to know why cable is a great choice, here are a few of our favorite reasons. It offers hours of entertainment with HD channels, movies and On Demand always at your fingertips. There is less equipment to install than with satellite TV. It bundles with high-speed internet for one small monthly bill. And you can save up to $400 for bundling cable services. Plus cable is:
If you're as interested in cable TV in District of Columbia 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. In this state there are 426,436 people with cable bundles. That's 3/4 of all TV subscribers in . 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 ?
Did you know that cable Internet speeds range from 5-10 Mbps downstream? Why bring that up? Well, 57% of Internet users in District of Columbia are below the 4 Mbps minimum broadband speed set by the FCC. Only 32% of District of Columbia households, or roughly 189,527 people, currently use a cable connection to get online. Broadband use has increased from 66% to 72% from 2009 to 2010.
For those who are less interested in statistics, here's something interesting about District of Columbia andTV. This state is home to a number of TV personalities, including Alexandra Tydings, who starred in the "Red Shoe Diaries." Tydings got started on the small screen in 1993, but got started in life in Washington in 1972. Even though Tydings appears in homes across the nation, District of Columbia will always be home.
By now you can see we know digital cable television like Dexter knows blood splatters, and we're here to help you find a cable provider. Most service areas only have one cable provider. Local governments take care of the licensing, and usually only allow one provider in a given area. Put your zip code in the box below to see who provides cable in your part of District of Columbia.