Cable Connects Texans
Cutting Edge Technologies
Cable operators are continually developing new cutting edge technologies
to provide television viewers with the most customized viewing experience
- allowing customers to watch what they want, when they want. Some of
the latest cable technologies available in specific markets include:
Digital Video Recorders (DVR)
Pause and rewind live TV. Automatically record a show or a season. Watch one program while recording another. Simple and easy to program.
DVR’s offer the ultimate in flexibility and control. With the touch of a button, record one episode or an entire season of your favorite shows for you to enjoy on your schedule. You can also record movies, music or sporting events — all without videotapes or a VCR.
Learn how DVR’s work.
With on-demand programming, you can instantly watch previous episodes - watch your favorite shows and movies, original programming, special documentaries and sporting events. It's like having your own private movie and TV library! No more setting your VCR - start the show whenever you want, and watch it as many times as you want. Access your show for up to 24 hours. Replay your favorite scene over and over again. You can pause, fast-forward and rewind with the touch of a button on your digital remote.
Basic cable provides customers with an array of television programs designed to meet most every interest. For customers wanting more comprehensive programming on a particular subject or interest, many cable operators provide targeted digital tiers. Cable tier packages are designed to give customers the popular digital channels you want most. Along with Premium Channels, HDTV and Music Choice, you can pick the programming tiers that suit you best.
High Definition Television Programming
Enjoy the most incredible crisp and clear picture available. Watch a sample HDTV demo.
Not every show is appropriate for every age group. Cable operators have developed a variety to easy to use parental controls to give you the power to decide what content is appropriate for your children, and easily control what they watch - even when you’re not around. In many cases the controls are activated by a PIN number, you can set Parental Controls on your TV and/or cable set-top box to control the programs that can be viewed on your TV. Parents can block programming by channel, by rating and by time period. Learn more.
Caller-Id on Television
Find out who is calling without getting off the couch! With Caller-ID on the television, cable subscribers can see the name and number of the person calling right on their television screen.