As one of the largest cities in Virginia, Roanoke is home to a growing population with lots of entertainment needs. Luckily, you can get the entertainment you need with local and national cable providers that serve this city.
What are you looking for in a cable provider? If you're all about sports, there are lots of options to explore. DirecTV is an obvious choice, since it offers the NFL Sunday Ticket. No matter how far away your favorite team is, you can cheer them on with the NFL Sunday Ticket. Xfinity TV currently has the largest selection of live sports channels, so no matter what your favorite sport is, you're covered.
If you like to be out and about but still have your favorite shows waiting for you when you return home, DVR is a feature you need in your cable plan. The Hopper Whole Home DVR is offered through Dish TV. Record shows from the provider's 330+ channels and watch them on your own schedule. Those with Xfinity TV from Comcast can download the Xfinity TV Go app and use it to schedule recordings anywhere. Cox Cable has tons of DVR storage. Customers can record six shows simultaneously and keep up to 1,000 hours of recordings at any time.
If you have a big family or eclectic viewing habits, you want as many channels as possible. The more channels you have, the easier it is to find something for everyone. DirecTV gives customers over 315 channels, while Xfinity TV boasts more than 260 channels. Subscribers of Cox Cable enjoy access to more than 340 channels.
|Provider||Service Type||Channel Count||Customer Rating|
(out of 5)
|Max Download Speeds up to||Features||Prices Starting At*|
|Verizon||Fiber||N/A||N/A||N/A||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.|
(1 Gbps in select areas)
|Set your DVR using your tablet.||$19.99/mo.|
*Data effective 4/2/2018. Pricing subject to change. Not all offers available in all areas.
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