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Cable TV service providers

Unlike satellite TV, with just two major service providers, cable TV providers number in dozens. From large cable TV companies, like Cox Communications Inc., Time Warner Cable Inc., Comcast Corporation and Charter Communications Inc., to Bright House Networks, Suddenlink Communications, AT&T, WOW!, and to many smaller local providers.

Cable TV provider usually offers television, Internet and telephone services, either individually or bundled in financially more attractive packages. In general, large cable TV companies are in better position to offer best deals and service, but it is not guaranteed. So whether you are in situation to chose only between a single cable TV company and satellite TV, or two or more cable companies and satellite, it pays to spend little more time to look at all your options, and find out which one you like best.

Among large cable TV companies, Cox Communications is considered to be the best overall service provider. It is the third larger provider, with over 6.6 million customers, but has steady record of the top cable TV company in customer satisfaction surveys. It covers Arizona, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Nevada, Florida, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Texas and Virginia.

Steady second large cable TV company in customer satisfaction is Time Warner Cable. It is also the second largest US cable TV provider. Time Warner covers mainly metropolitan areas, including Columbus, Dallas, Greensboro, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Rayleigh/Durham, Rochester, San Diego, St. Paul, and others.

The largest US cable TV providers, Comcast Corporation, services over 24 million customers. It is steady third cable TV company in customer satisfaction. Comcast covers a number of metropolitan areas, from Atlanta to San Francisco, and from Boston to Fresno, CA. It is also available in most of Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Virginia.

More information about these and other cable TV providers, as well as satellite TV providers, you can find at the White Fence site. 

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