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TV Providers in Philadelphia

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Despite Comcast's apparent domination of Philadelphia (in both its hold on the cable market and its skyscraper that towers over our skyline), there are actually a number of cable and satellite TV providers that service the city. Unfortunately, not every service listed below is available in every area of the city, so call or visit your desired provider's website to see if the service will work for you.

The packages featured below are comparable packages from each company at the time of writing this article; double-check with the company before ordering as prices and promotions change regularly.

Comcast

Offers cable TV, phone, and high-speed internet.

Sample Package: Digital Starter — For $29.99 for the first six months ($63.95 after), receive approximately 100 channels, access to On Demand content and music channels.

DirecTV

Offers satellite TV; high-speed internet and phone service through partner companies.

Sample Package: The Choice Package — For $34.99 a month for the first year ($55.99 after), receive 150+ digital channels and music channels. HD access is an additional $10/month.

DISH Network

Offers satellite TV; high-speed internet and phone service through partner companies.

Sample Package: Classic Silver 200 — For $22.99 a month for the first six months ($47.99 after), receive 200 channels. HD channels are an additional $10/month.

RCN

Offers TV, phone, and high-speed internet over a fiber-optic network.

Sample Package: Signature Digital Cable — For $29.99 a month for the first year ($64.50 after), receive 179 channels, 44 HD channels, music channels and 2,500 free hours of On Demand.

Verizon FiOS

Offers TV, phone, and high-speed internet over a fiber-optic network.

Sample Package: Essentials Plan — For $47.99 a month, receive over 250 channels, up to 14 HD channels, access to On Demand content and music and radio channels.

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