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What is the difference between coaxial cable and fiber- optic cable?
Coaxial cable is pure copper or copper-coated wire surrounded by insulation with an aluminum covering used to transmit television, telephone, and data signals. Fiber- optic cable is also used to deliver the same types of signals, but carries much wi...
Why must I be at home during installation?
If your home doesn't have cable access, our technicians need to install and activate cable outlets inside the house. If you live in a house already equipped with cable access, our technicians check for any damage to the cable wiring both inside ...
How much is SECV High-Speed Internet, TV and Phone service?
In order to receive the most up-to-date rates please visit www.secv.com and click the "Shop" link to choose the package that best suits your needs. Prices may vary depending on the level of service(s). ...
Why do I keep losing the same station at the same time for several days in a row?
For a short time period every fall and spring the sun is positioned directly in line with our satellites on the ground. The sun interferes with the signal from the transmitting network satellites and may cause a short interruption in some progr...
What is the difference between 4K TV and HD?
The current standard for HD is 1080p, measured by the number of vertical pixels. 4K measures the horizontal pixels instead, and any TV described as 4K will have a resolution of at least 3840 x 2160. The result is a picture with about 8.3 million pix...
Does SECV offer any programming in 4K?
Currently, none of our broadcasters are providing any content in 4K. ...
Can I watch HD on a 4K TV?
Most 4K TVs have the ability to upscale lower resolution video and make full-HD content look great. ...
Why do my TV rates increase?
SECV is committed to providing you with the best programming at a reasonable cost. We make every effort to minimize costs but annual adjustments are necessary due to the rising yearly costs of TV programming, network upgrades and the addition of new...