What are some well-known U.S. cable companies?


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The four largest U.S. cable companies in terms of subscriber counts are Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications and Charter Communications, as of 2015. Other well-known U.S. cable companies include Cablevision, Bright House Networks, Suddenlink and Mediacom.

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Comcast had approximately 22,258,000 subscribers in 2015, more than any other cable or satellite television provider in the United States. Comcast, based out of Philadelphia, provides cable television to 40 U.S. states. Time Warner Cable had approximately 10,977,000 subscribers in 2015, offering cable to 29 U.S. states.

Cox Communications had an estimated 4,158,000 subscribers across 18 states in 2015, while Charter Communications had about 4,274,000 subscribers across 29 states. Cablevision had approximately 2,604,000 subscribers, mostly situated in the northeast U.S. states; Cablevision is the largest regional cable company in the United States.

Bright House Networks, a company that covers the southeast United States and selected metropolitan areas in the Midwest, had about 2,500,000 subscribers in 2015.

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