Quick Answer: How Much Is A Basic Cable Package?

Basic cable packages cost around $30 per month, though this varies by provider and service area.

Learn more about what to expect from basic cable with our article “Basic Cable Channels.”

What channels are included in basic cable?

Basic service typically includes 30 to 40 channels including local network channels, as well as popular channels like ESPN, MTV, Discovery and AMC, among others.

What is the cheapest internet and TV package?

Cheap TV, internet and phone packages

ProviderPackageStarting price*
MediacomSilver 60 Triple Play$69.98/mo.
OptimumAltice One Core TV Internet 200 and Phone$69.99/mo.
SpectrumTriple Play Select$99.97/mo.
XfinityStandard Triple Play$79.99/mo.

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Can you still get basic cable for free?

1. Get free Basic Cable TV with an HDTV antenna. There is a thing called Broadcast Digital TV that apparently most people are unaware of. According to the Disablemycable.com, you can receive signals for the major networks such as NBC, FOX, and ABC, as well as PBS and local stations for free with a Hi-Def antenna.

How much does cable cost per month?

Price Ranges for Cable TV

The limited basic cable service from Comcast costs about $24 a month; its highest level plan starts at $85 per month. At Time Warner, the Starter TV level costs about $20 per month, with additional service levels costing between $30 and $80 a month.