Compare Cox Cable with DIRECTV
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About Cox Cable
Cox Communications has nearly 3 million digital cable customers, making it the nation's third-largest cable operator. In addition to Cox Cable TV, services also include high-speed Internet, digital telephone, and electronic home security.
Founded as a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, Cox Broadcasting Corporation arose from the parent company's purchase of cable television systems in Pennsylvania, Washington, Oregon and California in the early 1960s. Known today as Cox Communications, the Atlanta-based company currently serves residential and business customers in nearly 20 states.
Cox cable and other services may or may not be available in your area. For more information, consult the list of states below:
Cox Cable TV Packages
Cox Cable subscribers can choose from several TV packages. Channel lineups vary by location.
Features and options, which vary by package, include:
- Free HD programming
- Pay-Per-View and On Demand
- Music Choice, 50+ commercial-free digital music channels
- Premium networks HBO®, Cinemax®, STARZ® and SHOWTIME®
- Subscription sports packages
- Channel Paks (Variety, Movie, Sports & Info, Sports Pak 2 and more)
- Standard DVR or Whole Home DVR
Here are snapshots of the TV packages:
10+ channels – Local programming, shopping networks and more
50+ channels – Local programming, ESPN, HGTV, Discovery, HISTORY and more
155+ channels – Local programming, QVC, TNT, Discovery, Fox News Channel, Food Network, USA Network and more
220+ channels – Local programming, ESPN, Discovery, HISTORY, A&E, TNT, Music Choice and more
Advanced TV Preferred
280+ channels – Local programming, ESPN, HISTORY, Discovery and more. Also has Variety Pak, which includes Nicktoons, BBC America, VH1 Classic and more
Advanced TV Premier
340+ channels – Local programming, NFL Network, Disney XD, Hallmark Channel and more. Also includes Variety Pak, Sports & Info Pak and Movie Pak
Advanced TV Ultimate
380+ channels – Local programming, four premium movie networks, ESPNU, Cooking Channel, SundanceTV and more. Also includes most popular TV Paks
Cox Cable offers three choices for Spanish-language TV packages, with news, entertainment, sports and more:
- Paquette Latino - 180+ channels
- El Mix - 260+ channels
- Super Mix - 280+ channels
Available sports packages and channels available include:
- MLS Direct Kick™
- NFL RedZone
- NBA LEAGUE PASS
- MLB Extra Innings℠
- NHL® CENTER ICE®
- SEC Network
Adding Cox Cable TV to Your List of Options?
Residents of your state have multiple options for TV service, and Cox Cable could be only one of them. Your selection process should be thorough, taking into consideration other candidates such as DIRECTV.
Sources and Research:
Data collected 11/26/14 from http://www.cox.com/