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:
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?
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 web-going population, or about 337,449 Rhode Islanders.
If you are beginning to think that all we know about cable TV and Internet in Rhode Island are stats, lets switch subjects. Rhode Island is home to a number of different TV stars. Take Alice Drummond, for instance. You know, star of "Frannie's Turn". Born in Pawtucket in 1929, Drummond debuted on television in 1967. Even though Drummond appears in homes across the nation, Rhode Island will always be home.
You can see that we know digital cable TV like Doctor Who knows Daleks, and we'd like to help connect you to 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 Rhode Island cable provider in your area.