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Buckeye CableSystem is a provider of cable television, telephone, and broadband Internet services. The company is located in Toledo, Ohio. It serves Northwest Ohio, as well as portions of southeast Michigan, and other areas.

Buckeye CableSystem also encompasses the former Erie County Cablevision that serves portions of North-central Ohio.

Founded in 1965, the privately held company is owned by Block Communications, Inc.

Buckeye Cable Services

Buckeye CableSystem offers the following services—some basic, some premium—to its subscribers.


Buckey Cable TV has many of the stand out features associated with cable TV. These include things like:

  • Digital cable television featuring over 100 channels broadcast in high definition
  • Pay per view
  • Video on demand
  • Home DVR for up to six different televisions
  • Buckeye TV Everywhere which allows subscribers to stream content across a full range of mobile devices including smartphones, tablets and laptop computers
  • Buckeye CableSystem Sports Network (BCSN)
  • Commercial-free music channels


In addition to cable TV, Buckeye also offers Internet services to its customers.

  • Choice of three speed plans including 800 kbps, 3 mbps, or 26 mbps
  • All access Internet pass to The Blade, a local newspaper owned by Block Communications
  • BCSN App
  • ZoneAlarm Anti-virus trial for Windows
  • 30-day guarantee


Buckeye customers can also subscribe to telephone services. Buckeye provides a few options for home phone service.

Premium Package

The Buckeye CableSystem Premium phone package offers the following features:

  • Caller ID
  • Call waiting
  • Repeat dial
  • *67 privacy
  • Auto callback
  • Speed dial
  • Do not disturb
  • Three-way conference calling
  • Voicemail
  • Forwarding
  • Inside wire maintenance
  • Unlimited local calls
  • Unlimited domestic calls and calls to Canada

Essential Package

Buckeye CableSystem's Essential Package offers all the same benefits of premium membership with the exception of voicemail and call forwarding. The Essential package offers unlimited local calls and limited domestic long distance calls and calls to Canada.

Ground Package

Buckeye CableSystem's Ground Package for the basic user includes:

  • *67 privacy
  • Inside wire maintenance
  • Unlimited local calls
  • Domestic long distance

All phone plans feature free installation and a 30-day money-back guarantee.

VIP Bundle

Buckeye CableSystem offers a comprehensive VIP bundle that includes high-speed Internet, HD/digital cable, home telephone, and whole-home DVR.

Premium Entertainment

Buckeye's Premium Entertainment package offers multiple channels of Starz/Encore/ Indi and Metroplex, HBO/Cinemax, or Showtime/The Movie Channel/Flix.

Buckeye Availability

Buckeye operates in several locations throughout Ohio, in addition to some parts of southern Michigan. Take a look at the list below for a more comprehensive list of available locations:


Compare TV Providers

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Sources and Research

Date collected 11/25/14 from http://blockcommunications.com/history.html, http://www.buckeyeCableSystem.com/digital/, and http://www.buckeyeCableSystem.com/vip/