Charter Spectrum

Charter Spectrum

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Charter Spectrum

Free Modem

Internet packages from Spectrum include a modem to connect your high speed internet service.

Free DVR Service

Spectrum's HD Boxes cost an additional $5.99/mo per box, but come with DVR capability.

Free HD Channels

All television packages with Spectrum include High Definition programming at no additional cost.

Spectrum Facts

As the second largest cable company in terms of revenue, Spectrum Cable currently extends coverage in 29 different states. Comcast, the US' largest cable company, attempted to purchase Spectrum Cable in 2014 for $45.2 billion but eventually called off the deal due to opposition from various interests. Charter Communications proposed a separate deal that would enable it to purchase both Spectrum Cable and Bright House Networks but that deal as of early 2016 hasn't been finalized.Spectrum Cable originated in 1992 following the merger of Time Inc.'s cable television company and Warner Cable.Through 2014, Spectrum Cable was available to 14.6 million basic cable subscribers and 8.8 million digital cable subscribers.In 2011, Spectrum Cable purchased Insight Communications for $3 billion. This increased Spectrum Cable's customer base by 760,000 people.In 2008 and 2009, Spectrum Cable began testing data metered plans in Texas and New York. Currently they offer rather large data packages and will send an email when a customer is approaching their limit.

  • Charter Spectrum is the 2nd largest cable provider in the United States.
  • Charter Spectrum offers service in 43 states.
  • Charter Spectrum offers cable and fiber internet access.
  • Charter Spectrum offers service in 9,065 zip codes nationwide.
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Spectrum offers internet plans that start at $44.99 a month.

Spectrum Cable is able to deliver their cable internet connection at speeds up to 60 Mbps. These speeds can support everything from video streaming to downloading large files without experience significant lag time.

Spectrum provides customers with a cable internet connection. This connection is established through your existing cable line and is sent to a modem in your home. Customers also have access to more than 500,000 WiFi hotspots across the United States.

Spectrum's plans do not have data caps, so customers do not have to worry about additional data fees.

In 2016, Spectrum Cable was acquired by its competitor Charter. They began offering their services under the brand name Spectrum.