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Comcast cable television

Comcast cable television

Providing single-system cable service since 1963, Comcast cable television now operates as the United State’s largest telecommunications company offering digital services for cable television, broadband phone service, and broadband Internet connection. In the future, Comcast hopes to deliver new communications technology, opportunities, as well as an array of choices for its customers.

Comcast cable television history
Ralph J. Roberts, Daniel Aaron, and Julian A. Brodsky were the founders of Comcast in Tupelo, Mississippi, then providing cable service as American Cable Systems. In 1969, the company headquarters moved to Pennsylvania to become Comcast Corporation.

Along with this incorporation was the company’s aim to reformat their programming content. In result, Comcast stretched to other companies offering specific formats and held majority shares of Comcast-Spectator, Comcast SportsNet, E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, G4, The Golf Channel and Versus for several years. Recently this year, Comcast cable television collaborated with Major League Baseball team, the New York Mets, in launching a new sports channel. Today, Comcast cable television serves 23.3 million cable subscribers, as well as millions of customers who subscribe to the company’s other digital telecommunications services.

Comcast cable television offered services
Comcast’s cable service presents customers with hundreds of channels coming from within and outside the U.S. As part of their cable service, Comcast additionally offers enhancing services and features such as high definition TV (HDTV), ON DEMAND, Parental Controls, On-Screen Guide, CableCARD, and Family Tier.

HDTV provides clarity several times that of DVDs and five-fold the resolution of regular television screens. HDTV is a giant leap in the television technology since the time color TV took the place of black and white televisions, which was decades ago. Customers wishing to enhance TV viewing need to have an HDTV cable box (at an additional monthly charge) to be able to receive and watch HDTV programs given that their televisions are HDTV-ready.

Comcast cable television’s ON DEMAND service let’s customers browse for hundreds of movies and programs through the Digital Cable box that originally comes with the cable service, for no extra fee. Parental Controls puts parents at ease while leaving their young children watch television since it uses a V-chip that screens for-adults-only channels.

Customers can get cable service from Comcast at a monthly plan of $19.99 for the first 6 months. Comcast cable television subscribers can also pay their bills online through Comcast PayDirect™ by logging into their account in aside from regular billing processes like payment centers, postal mail, credit card, checking account, via the telephone, or the automatic pay service.