A Look at Cable ONE
About the Company
Cable ONE® is the 10th largest cable provider in the U.S., offering cable TV, Internet and phone services to customers in 19 states. The company is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ and has been operating under the name of Cable ONE since 1997. Prior to 1997, the company was known as Post-Newsweek Cable, a name that stemmed from Cable ONE’s parent company, the Washington Post Company, a media company headquartered in Washington DC.
Cable ONE has more than 720,000 customers in several Midwestern states and communities. They offer cable TV, Internet and phone service bundles to homes and businesses.
Cable ONE has four TV plans: Economy Cable with up to 20 channels, Standard Cable with up to 60 channels, Premium Cable with up to 140 channels including Music Choice channels and access to movie and pay-per-view channels, and finally the Ultra Video plan that comes with up to 165 channels, movie channels like HBO and Starz, HD programming and a DVR. The DVR is also available with lower plans for an additional fee.
Just like their cable TV plans, there are four Internet plans to choose from: Economy, which has 1.5 Mbps download speeds; Standard, with 5 Mbps download speeds; Premium, with 10 Mbps download speeds; and Ultra, with 20 Mbps download speeds. The higher-end packages include extra features like additional email accounts, more web storage, and faster upload speeds.
The phone plans come in two varieties, Economy and Standard. Economy has unlimited local calling, enhanced 911, and U.S. long distance calling for 10 cents per minute. The Standard plan includes call waiting, call forwarding, three way calling, anonymous call rejection and more. A premium phone plan is also available that adds features like caller ID and voice mail to email.
Cable ONE provides cable television, telephone and high-speed Internet service in 19 U.S. states including Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, South Dakota and Washington.