Time Warner Internet is one of the most popular cable internet service providers in America. Head quartered in mid-town, Manhattan, TWC has its presence in 28 states of America. Cable internet access provides high speed internet to its subscribers. Cable internet has several advantages as compared to other internet connections like dial up, Digital subscriber line, and internet over satellite.   Lets us have a look at advantages and disadvantages of Time Warner Internet.

Cable internet offers lightning fast internet speeds. Time Warner communications currently offers 5 high speed internet plans to its consumers. Their basic plan has top speed of 1.5 Mbps, standard plan has top speed of 10 Mbps, turbo plan offers top speed of 15 Mbps, extreme plan offers Top speed of 20 Mbps and wideband Plan offers top speed of 50 Mbps. TWC provides cable internet through part of a cable box that provides both cable television and Internet connection. It is always connected to internet unlike dial up and DSL where the consumers have to dial an internet connection. Users can download movies, songs and other information without waiting. Similarly they need not wait for several minutes to upload high resolution photographs, with high speed internet access from TWC; they can upload heavy image files in few seconds.

Time Warner Internet also has its own set of disadvantages. Since, it is a cable television internet access; the speed of internet depends upon number of users logged in to the network framework. It also means that consumers will experience slower speeds during peak hours or holiday season. Customers who need the internet service need to mandatorily subscribe to cable television. Some consumers also feel that shared access to network main frame increases the possibility of hacking and virus attacks. TWC currently provides internet security suite powered by MacAfee to ensure safe browsing for its customers.