If you’re searching for competitive Internet, TV and Voice services, this provider has it all. Spectrum has been in the market since 1999 and has been providing several attractive and affordable deals to its customers.
About the Provider
It was first introduced in the market with the name ‘Charter Communications.’ However, after the acquisition of ‘Time Warner Cable’ and ‘Bright House Networks,’ its name was changed to ‘Charter Spectrum’ in 2014.
As of now, it is providing its services to about 28 million customers. Its services cover about 41 states and it is also one of the largest cable providers in the country.
Quality Services Provided by Charter
Through investment in the right infrastructure and workforce, this company has built a strong fiber network. It offers the following valuable services to its residential and business customers:
This company provides a variety of Internet plans for users to choose from. So, whether you’re a hardcore streamer or a casual surfer, you can find something according to your needs. This provider offers blazing fast Internet speeds at very attractive prices. Below are some of the features and aspects discussed in detail:
Speed and Reliability
Speed is one of the most attractive features of this service. Even if you opt for the cheapest plan, you can rely on this provider to let you stream your favorite show with ease. This is because it provides a minimum of 100 Mbps speed. You can also expect smooth connectivity even during peak hours. Here is a list of plans and their respective speeds to help you in deciding the right one according to your needs:
|Internet Plan||Upload Speed (in Mbps)||Download Speed (in Mbps)||Data Usage Caps|
|Spectrum Internet Ultra||20||400||None|
|Spectrum Internet GIG||35||940||None|
So, everyone from an occasional gamer to a binge-watcher can find a suitable package for himself/herself. According to the FCC report in 2018, Spectrum delivers faster speeds than what it promises to its customers. So, no matter how many people in your neighborhood are using the same service at a time, you can expect your Internet speeds to remain constant.
Plans and Pricing
This company offers a variety of packages for its users. The best part about these packages is that these have no data caps. Also, if your kids are busy watching cartoons on the laptop, your wife is watching a cooking channel on the mobile and you’re streaming “The Crown” on Netflix, it won’t affect the speed or data usage. Below is a chart of Internet plans to help you out:
|Internet Plan||Price/Month||Speed (in Mbps)|
|Spectrum Internet Ultra||$69.99||400|
|Spectrum Internet GIG||$109.99||940|
Also, you don’t have to worry about contracts while subscribing to this service. The services are provided monthly. So, you can cancel the service at any time you want.
Equipment and Installation
This company facilitates its customers with a FREE modem and a FREE antivirus. This can be enough for you if you use the Internet only occasionally. However, if you want to use it on multiple devices, you can opt for the wireless option. You can rent the router from this company or buy it on your own. However, be sure to check the compatibility before purchasing one.
Spectrum offers the users, equipment installation service at very reasonable prices. Since there are no contracts, this company does not charge anything upon the early termination of service.
The company offers hundreds of channels in HD to its customers. Also, it provides a FREE TV app so that the users can enjoy their favorite programs anytime and anywhere. Below are some of the features and aspects of this service:
Plans and Pricing
The customers can enjoy hundreds of HD channels and on-demand content by subscribing to a TV package. Currently, there are three packages for customers to choose from. Below are their features:
|Cable TV Plan||Number of Channels||Price|
If you don’t plan to watch premium HBO and SHOWTIME channels, then you can go for the Select option. Otherwise, Silver and Gold are more affordable options for you. Just like the Internet service, there are no contracts or hidden charges for this service.
Channels and On-Demand Content
You can enjoy both basic and premium channels by subscribing to this service. The premium ones include HBO, SHOWTIME, CINEMAX, NFL Network, and EPIX extra. You can also watch up to 30,000 shows and programs on-demand with the Spectrum TV app. With this app, you can enjoy your favorite shows even when your family members are using the same service. So, there’s no reason to fight over the remote anymore!
Spectrum offers its users high-quality and reliable voice services at a very affordable rate. You can stay connected with your friends and family and enjoy the following benefits after subscribing to this service:
- No hidden charges
- Unlimited long-distance and local calls
- No data caps
Besides that, it also offers a number of attractive phone features like enhanced 911 services, speed dialing, blocking and displaying caller ID extra.
Now, this company is offering Internet services for mobiles too. There are currently two plans for users to choose from:
By subscribing to this plan, you get unlimited mobile data. And so you can stream your favorite shows without any fear of data caps.
You’ll only have to pay for the data that you used by subscribing to this plan. Not only this, but you can also share data between 5 lines.
No matter the kind of plan that you choose, you’ll get unlimited talk and text facilities and Wi-Fi hotspots with it.
FREE Internet by Spectrum During Coronavirus Pandemic
In light of the recent Coronavirus pandemic, this company is offering free Internet services to households with K-12 or college students for 60 days. It is, however, important to note that this service is only for the people who don’t have a subscription to Spectrum Internet service. Such households can enjoy up to 100 Mbps speeds and no installation costs upon subscribing to the service.