The Washington Post Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified education and media company in the United States and internationally. The company offers a range of educational services, including higher education, such as provision of various certificate, diploma, and degree programs through its campus, as well as through online; and test preparation services comprising preparation of students for various college and graduate school admissions examinations, medical and nursing licensure exams, and bar exams, as well as publishes test preparation resources in print and digital formats, and engages in venture management businesses. As of December 31, 2011, it had 64 schools in 18 states that provide classroom-based instruction to approximately 24,400 students. It also provides cable services, which include basic video, digital video, high-speed data, and telephone services in the midwestern, western, and southern states of the United States. In addition, the company publishes and distributes The Washington Post, a morning daily and Sunday newspaper; and weekly publications and tabloids, as well as produces washingtonpost.com, an Internet site that provides news and information products and editorial content of the Post. Further, it owns six VHF television stations serving Houston, Detroit, Miami, Orlando, San Antonio, and Jacksonville television markets, as well as offers commercial printing services. As of December 31, 2011, it provided cable services to approximately 621,423 basic video subscribers. The Washington Post Company was founded in 1877 and is based in Washington, the District of Columbia.