About Cable TV in Akron, OH
Akron, one of the largest cities in Ohio and the entire Midwest, is home to over 197,000 people. If you live within this metropolitan area and you're in search of the perfect cable plan for your home, you're in the right place to explore your options.
If you like to spend your time checking out local sports teams and cheering them on, check out cable packages that focus on sports packages. Football fans often go with DirecTV, since it offers the NFL Sunday Ticket. Use the NFL Sunday Ticket add-on to watch one or more NFL games every Sunday during football season. If you choose AT&T U-verse, you can explore their 40+ high definition sports channels.
Another major priority for cable subscribers in Akron is On Demand viewing. On Demand titles can be free or paid. Mediacom Cable offers more than 20,000 free On Demand titles. Spectrum Cable is comparable, giving customers more than 10,000 options to explore.
DVR makes it easy to watch the shows you love without being stuck home when they air. Spectrum Cable gives customers free DVR with select plans, and Mediacom Cable has a multi-room DVR system that is perfect for large households. AT&T U-verse has a similar feature called Total Home DVR. Through Dish TV, The Hopper Whole Home DVR connects every TV in your house to your DVR recordings.
Channel lineups vary across companies. Check specific listings to make sure you pick a plan with your favorite channels. DirecTV and Dish TV have over 300 available channels and Mediacom Cable includes over 225 channels in their packages. Those who choose AT&T U-verse can access up to 550 channels. Spectrum Cable brings over 200 HD channels to subscribers.
Summary of Cable TV and Internet Providers in Akron, OH
|Provider||Service Type||Channel Count||Customer Rating
(out of 5)
|Max Download Speeds up to||Features||Prices Starting At*|
|Frontier||DSL/Fiber||N/A||3.9||N/A||Watch 1,000s of videos On Demand.||$20.00/mo.|
|DIRECTV||Satellite||330||3.7||N/A||See out-of-market games on NFL SUNDAY TICKET.||$35.00/mo.|
|AT&T||Fiber||550||4.1||N/A||Get dependable, 100% digital TV.||$35.00/mo.|
|AT&T||DSL/Fiber||N/A||4.1||100 Mbps||Get help anytime with 24/7 customer service.||$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.|
|Viasat||Satellite||N/A||3.9||25 Mbps||Fastest residential satellite internet in the U.S.||$50.00/mo.|
|Windstream||DSL||N/A||3.7||100 Mbps||No phone required.||$35.00/mo.|
|Mediacom||Cable||170||3.7||100 Mbps||Choose a TV package to match your household.||$49.99/mo.|
*Data effective 4/2/2018. Pricing subject to change. Not all offers available in all areas.
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