Protecting Children

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Protecting Children

Summary: 

As a leading provider of TV and high-speed Internet services, the cable industry shares the concerns of parents about shielding children from TV and online content they deem inappropriate, and keeping children safe when online. Cable’s long-standing commitment to helping parents manage media includes providing a wide range of tools, information and resources to help better shape and manage their family’s TV and Internet use.

In addition to offering the widest diversity of programming that TV viewers of all ages can enjoy, cable also provides customers with the necessary tools and resources to manage content that some deem inappropriate. Since parents are best suited to make decisions about TV content for their household, cable offers easy-to-use technology built into set-top boxes plus an enhanced TV ratings system which enables parents to take charge of their home viewing environment.