Boston is one of the largest cities in New England, making it a hot spot of entertainment and commercial growth. You shouldn't be surprised that there are tons of large cable providers in this region that aim to meet the needs of residential and business customers. If you're looking for the right TV plan, you're in the right place to start comparing your options.
Television is all about high definition. With an HD-compatible plan from a cable provider, it's easy to watch your favorite shows and movies in the best resolution possible. Through Dish TV, customers get free high definition channels. Charter Spectrum Cable boasts the greatest variety of high definition channels. Verizon FiOS TV offers the best high definition picture quality.
Lots of customers prioritize their favorite sports when looking for a cable plan! If you're all about football when fall rolls around, check out the NFL Sunday Ticket through DirecTV. The most live sports are available through Xfinity TV from Comcast. With these features, it's easy to keep up with the Boston Celtics, the Boston Red Sox, or any other team you follow.
Several features allow you to watch wherever and whenever you want. RCN2Go, through RCN Cable, lets you watch TV online via a phone, tablet, or computer. The Xfinity TV Go app is offered by Xfinity TV to customers who want to watch on the go.
If you're not home when your favorite movie or show is on, no worries. With DVR and On Demand options, you can watch shows and movies featuring Boston natives like Mark Wahlberg and Eliza Dushku. Verizon FiOS TV has over 100,000 On Demand titles. Charter Spectrum Cable has well over 5,000 viewing options, as well as 3D movies.
|Provider||Service Type||Channel Count||Customer Rating|
(out of 5)
|Max Download Speeds up to||Features||Prices Starting At*|
|Verizon||Fiber||425+||N/A||500 Mbps||Fios TV provides 99.9% network reliability||TV: $64.99/mo., Internet: $39.99/mo.|
|DIRECTV||Satellite||330||3.7||N/A||See out-of-market games on NFL SUNDAY TICKET.||$35.00/mo.|
|DISH||Satellite||290||3.8||N/A||Enjoy a 2-year price guarantee.||$59.99/mo.|
|Spectrum||Cable||200||3.4||100 Mbps||Enjoy FREE HD.||$44.99/mo.|
(2 Gbps in select areas)
|Find shows fast with the X1 Voice Remote.||$24.99/mo.|
|ViaSat||Satellite||N/A||3.9||25 Mbps||Fastest residential satellite internet in the U.S.||$50.00/mo.|
|RCN||Cable||285||3.9||1 Gbps||Sync recorded shows to your mobile devices.||$29.99/mo.|
*Data effective 4/2/2018. Pricing subject to change. Not all offers available in all areas.
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