Update: March 2011 – Study: Cable Adds $15.9 Billion, More Than 112,000 Jobs To Texas Economy

The cable industry is a leader in developing and deploying cutting-edge technology to give consumers expanded choices and increased access. And, consumers are responding – from 2005 to 2010, cable broadband subscribers grew by 70 percent, digital video customers increased by 54 percent, and cable phone connections skyrocketed 291 percent.

SOME OF CABLE’S SUPERIOR PRODUCTS AND HIGH-TECH SERVICES CONSUMERS MAY ENJOY INCLUDE:

  • High-speed Internet – “always on” connection provides download and upload speeds significantly faster than those offered by other technologies
  • Wireless Internet – multiple computers can surf the Internet from any room in the house
  • Mobile broadband – access the Internet’s “fast lane” anytime, anywhere
  • TV online – watch, find and manage favorite shows and movies, via computer
  • Remote control – program or manage a digital video recorder (DVR) via the Internet, from a computer or mobile device
  • DVR – record and watch programs on your schedule
  • Parental controls – puts parents in the driver’s seat to manage their child’s TV viewing
  • Video on Demand – your private movie and TV library available around the clock
  • Caller-ID on TV – incoming call information displayed on the TV screen
  • High-definition programming – the clearest, sharpest picture and sound available, cable is continually adding new HD channel options
  • Interactive program guides – empowers programming choices
  • Digital telephone – local and long distance, residential and business service using Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technolog