Cable internet is form of broadband access that delivers internet connections through an infrastructure that previously supported only cable television. The connection is made through a cable modem that is connected to a coaxial cable, which delivers two-way communication through radio frequencies.
Speeds and download rates are important when ranking cable internet providers. It is also important to look at service prices, ability to customize your bundles, and additional fees. When taking all of this into account, these are our top five cable internet providers:
Based on the amount of customers served and states covered, the largest cable ISP is Comcast. They are able to serve over 100 million customers across 41 states.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) defines broadband connection as having download of at least 25 Mbps and upload speeds of 3 Mbps. A cable internet connection can support download speeds that range from 8 Mbps to 100 Mbps.
There is a usually a one time setup fee from your provider that can range from $50-$100. After that your monthly bill is usually between $40-$50.
A significant number of homes already have the proper wiring for cable TV, which makes adding internet a very easy task. Additionally, coaxial cables are able to handle a significant amount of bandwidth allowing the user to connect to the internet at a fast rate.
|Central Scott Telephone||1,613||1||(563) 285-9611|
|Telephone Service Company||1,556||1|
|Mountain Village Cable TV||1,538||1|
|Mainstay Communications||1,473||1||(402) 723-4448|
|CornerStone Telephone Company||1,461||1||(866) 992-9111|
|Bagley Public Utilities||1,401||1||(218) 694-2865|
|Coon Rapids Municipal Utilities||1,351||1||(712) 999-2225|
|Atwood Cable Systems||956||1||(785) 626-3261|
|McNabb Telephone Company||955||1||(815) 882-2201|
|Martell Cable Services||896||1||(888) 642-0056|
|Keene Valley Video & Internet||859||1||(518) 576-4510|
|Hawkeye Telephone Company||801||1||(800) 369-9131|
|Mullan Cable||643||1||(208) 744-1223|
|Raw Bandwidth Communications||600||0||(650) 802-8006|
|Baldwin Nashville Telephone Company||510||1|
|Gap CableTV||251||1||(717) 865-0511|
|Reds TV & Cable||83||1||(252) 531-2309|
|Boycom Cablevision||0||1||(800) 890-6620|
|Carolina Mountain/Country Cablevision||0||1||(800) 772-4074|
|Citizens Cable Communications||0||0|
|City of Poplar Bluff||0||0|
|Northstar Broadband||0||1||(800) 572-0902|
|Pine Bluff Cable TV||0||0|
|Resort Cable TV||0||0|
|Service Electric Broadband Cable||0||0|
|White County Cable TV||0||0|