Spectrum upgrading its network to all-digital
Spectrum TV has launched an upgrade for customers in the Columbus area that will convert its system to an alldigital network.
The upgrade to digital will continue through July, with different areas of Columbus upgrading each week.
“By going all-digital in Columbus and removing analog signals, we free up capacity in our network for faster internet speeds, more HD and On Demand options and pave a path for future innovation," said Tom Rutledge, chairman and CEO of Spectrum owner Charter Communications, in a statement.
Once the upgrade occurs, customers will no longer be able to plug their cable directly into their televisions but will need digital converter boxes. Spectrum will notify customers of their specific upgrade date and the need to have a digital box for each of their televisions.
One of the key elements of the digital upgrade is that it means faster internet speeds, an important feature