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Standing as the sixth largest cable network in the country is Bright House Networks. Bright House’s coverage area extends to more than five states, including Florida, where it is the second largest provider. Within those five states, there are over 2.4 million subscribers to at least one Bright House services, which include cable, Internet, phone, security, and other services.

If you live in one of the states where BrightHouse is offered, they may fit the bill for the services you want. Take a look at the company’s history, products, and services to find out more about Bright House.


The Bright House Network as it stands today wouldn’t be recognizable a decade ago. That’s because prior to 2003, BrightHouse consisted of many different cable systems that went by different names, including Vision Cable and TelePrompTer Cable. All of these companies fell under the umbrella of a partnership between Time Warner Entertainment and Advance/Newhouse, a parent management company.

In 2003, Advance/Newhouse separated from Time Warner Entertainment, taking with it a piece of the cable system pie. With this portion, Advance/Newhouse took over managerial and operational duties and unified the division under Bright House Networks.


Brighthouse offers a variety of options to customers in the way of television service, various Internet speed choices, and home phone plans.

Bright House Cable

Unlike many other providers, who offer a multitude of TV packages, Bright House offers only two TV packages, Standard Cable and Digital TV.

Standard Cable comes with over 70 channels, including popular entertainment, news, and sports channels. There’s no contract required for sign up, and there’s no equipment to buy. With the Digital TV package, Bright House customers can enjoy over 200 channels, in addition to features like on demand, premium channels access, music channels, and more.

Note that channel lineups change regularly. For the latest full channel lineups, visit

Brighthouse TV Features

Brighthouse gives customers a plethora of features that allow for more control and more options when viewing programs. These include:

  • On Demand Programming – Movies, shows, events and music on demand – customers can view all of this and more on their own time.
  • On-Screen Guide – Customers can navigate their way to the programs they want to see with this interactive guide.
  • DVR and Whole House DVR – Customers can view recorded shows in any room as well as set recording schedules for movies and shows.
  • Remote DVR Manager – Through the use of PC or a variety of compatible mobile devices, customers can manage their DVR's recording schedule, program list and so much more.
  • Parental Controls – Customers with kids can limit certain channels and shows that may not be appropriate for younger viewers.
  • Start Over – Customers can control the action and restart live shows already in progress.
  • Caller ID on TV – If someone calls while a customer is watching a program, Caller ID info will display on the screen.

And those are just a couple of the television features Brighthouse brings to customers.

Bright House Internet

When it comes to high-speed Internet, Bright House customers have three choices:

  • Lightning
  • Turbo
  • High-Speed

Of them, Lightning is the fastest, providing up to 60 megabits per second, whereas Turbo and High-Speed max out at 30 mbps and 10 mbps, respectively. Whether you want to simply browse the web or want to connect multiple devices over a wireless home network, Bright House may be able to suit your needs.

Bright House Home Phone

Whether you want to call relatives across the country or friends overseas, Bright House offers solutions that help you stay connected with the people you care about most. Plans include options for both unlimited nationwide calling and international long distance, as well as advanced voice features like caller ID, call waiting, and call blocking, to name a few.

Bright House Bundles

Looking to save on your cable, Internet, and home phone plans? You can when you subscribe to multiple Bright House services. Whether you want just TV and Internet, TV and home phone, or all three services, you can open up your home to more entertainment—and more savings—when you bundle. Head to for the latest bundle deals offered in your area.


Like most cable TV providers, Bright House Networks operates in select states. Find out more about Bright House availability by selecting your state below.


If Bright House is not available, consider one of the large nationwide TV providers. Call today to get connected with the leading provider that will give you the best home entertainment and service options for your needs.

Sources and Research

Data collected 09/03/2014 from