Here are some of our favorite reasons for anyone interested in cable TV in Maine. It gives you hundreds of HD channels, movies and On Demand titles. It never drops signal in bad weather and requires less equipment than satellite. Cable TV bundles with high-speed Internet, so you only pay one low monthly bill for both services. Bundles can even save you up to $400 a year. Plus cable is:
Want to learn more about cable TV in Maine? Keep reading. According to Nielsen, about 90% of consumers in the U.S. pay for cable or satellite, and 72% bundle these subscriptions with high-speed Internet. In Maine that makes 1,189,133 with cable TV and 951,306 with bundles. Other stats show that 97% of Americans, or 1,281,621 Mainers, still watch traditional TV even though 48% of us now stream video online. That's around 634,204 people converted to the ranks of Hulu and Netflix. DVR usage, while only comprising 92,488, is growing.
Are you also looking for cable Internet in Maine? Did you know that it offers downstream speeds between 5-10 Mbps. How fast is that? Well, faster than the 62% of people in Maine with speeds below 4 Mbps. Only 32% of Maine households, or roughly 422,803 people, currently use a cable connection to get online. Broadband use has increased from 61% to 67% from 2009 to 2010.
If you are beginning to think that all we know about cable TV and Internet in Maine are stats, lets switch subjects. Did you know that the "My Big Fat Greek Life" actor, Andrea Martin, is a native of Maine? Martin got started on the small screen in 1971, but got started in life in Portland in 1947. Even though Martin appears in homes across the nation, Maine will always be home.
By now you can see we know digital cable television like Bella knows Edward, and that's why we can provide you with all the information about your local cable provider. Local governments license the ability to provide cable service in a given area, and most of these only allow for one provider. Because of this, most cable companies don't overlap service in the same geographical region. We know which Maine cable providers operate where, so enter your zip code below to find out who is your local provider.