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The Best TV and Internet Packages

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Thankfully, many internet service providers offer a variety of TV and internet packages. Plus, many providers offer promos and discounts for movers and switchers. If you’re moving out of range of your current internet service provider, it can be challenging to determine which provider in your new area is right for your TV and internet needs. 

To give you a few ideas, and hopefully make this decision process easier, we’ve selected four providers that offer some of the best TV and internet packages.

The best TV and internet package providers

ProviderBest Plans Starting atDownload speeds rangeAvailable channels
XfinityOverall$50.00/mo.75 – 3000 Mbps185+
Verizon FiosCustomizable Packages$199.00/mo.300 – 940 Mbps425+
AT&T FiberFiber option$144.99/mo.300 – 5000 Mbps185+
FrontierRural option$54.99/mo. (Internet)Varies by locationN/A
CoxBundle savings$147.99/mo.100 – 1000 Mbps140+
The current information on this page is accurate as of 10/19/2022. Prices and availability vary by location and are subject to change.

Xfinity + Xfinity X1: Best overall

Pros:

  • Fast internet speeds
  • Decent prices
  • Available in 48 states
  • Known to run various signup promos

Cons:

  • Limited availability on faster internet plans
  • Equipment rental fees not included in price
  • Data caps on some plans
PackagePackage price starting atDownload speeds up to Available channels
Connect Internet + Choice TV$50.00/mo.75 Mbps10+
Fast Internet + Popular TV$105.00/mo.400 Mbps125+
Fast Internet + Ultimate TV$125.00/mo.400 Mbps185+
Superfast Internet + Ultimate TV$140.00/mo.800 Mbps185+
Gigabit Internet + Ultimate TV + Xfinity Voice$155.00/mo.1000 Mbps185+
Prices and availability vary by location and are subject to change.

If you’re looking for one of the most widely available cable internet providers, look no further than Xfinity. Available in 48 states, Xfinity offers decent to fast internet speeds at fair prices. Bundling TV and internet with Xfinity gives you access to X1 — Xfinity’s own Live TV and streaming platform. 

Xfinity is also known to run seasonal signup promos and discounts, so if you see one you like, don’t wait too long to snag the deal. Just be aware that some of Xfinity’s plans have data caps. 

Verizon Fios + Fios TV: Best customizable packages

Pros:

  • Fast internet speeds
  • Customizable TV packages
  • Fiber-optic network 
  • High channel count 

Cons:

  • Limited availability
  • Expensive equipment 
PackagePackage price starting atDownload speeds up to Available channels
300 Mbps + Your Fios TV$119/mo.300 Mbps125+
500 Mbps + Your Fios TV$139.00/mo.500 Mbps125+
300 Mbps + The Most Fios TV$159.00/mo.300 Mbps425+
500 Mbps + The Most Fios TV$179.00/mo.500 Mbps300+
Gigabit Connection + The Most Fios TV$199.00/mo.940 Mbps425+
Prices and availability vary by location and are subject to change.

Only available in nine states, Verizon Fios gives you fast, fiber-optic internet speeds at a decent price. Bundling Verizon Fios with Fios TV lets you stream your favorite live-TV shows on a speedy, fiber-optic network. When building your Fios TV package, you’ll choose a few of your must-have channels, and then Verizon will recommend you a personalized TV package based on your channel choices. 

AT&T Fiber + DIRECTV STREAM: Best fiber-optic option

Pros:

  • Extremely fast internet speeds
  • Accessible fiber-optic options and plans
  • Acess to DIRECTV or DIRECTV STREAM 

Cons:

  • Pricier than other options
  • Availability limited to 21 states
PackagePackage price starting atDownload speeds up to Available channels
AT&T Fiber 500 + DIRECTV CHOICE$144.99/mo.500 Mbps185+
AT&T Fiber 300 + DIRECTV STREAM ENTERTAINMENT$124.99/mo.300 Mbps65+
AT&T Fiber 500 + DIRECTV STREAM CHOICE$144.99/mo.500 Mbps90+
AT&T Fiber 500 + DIRECTV STREAM ULTIMATE$169.99/mo.500 Mbps130+
AT&T Fiber 300 + DIRECTV ENTERTAINMENT$129.99/mo.300 Mbps160+
Prices and availability vary by location and are subject to change.

While Verizon Fios only services nine states in the U.S., AT&T Fiber covers a bit more ground, servicing 21 states. If you’re looking to connect your household to a fiber-optic network, check to see if AT&T Fiber covers your new area. AT&T Fiber is one of the more accessible fiber-optic network options and offers a large variety of high-speed internet plans. 

Bundling your TV with AT&T Fiber gives you access to DIRECTV or DIRECTV STREAM, which is one of the most comprehensive live-channel streaming services available. However, keep in mind that AT&T Fiber’s prices are a bit steeper than others, but even at their lowest speed plans, you’ll be getting ultra-fast internet speeds and pristine picture quality.    

Frontier Internet + TV: Best rural option

Pros:

  • Provides high-speed internet in rural areas
  • Fiber-optic plans available for qualifying locations

Cons:

  • Max internet speeds vary by location
  • Availability limited to 25 states

Frontier Internet Plans

PlanPlan price starting atDownload speeds up to
Frontier Internet$54.99/mo.Vary by location
Frontier Fiber$54.99 – $154.99/mo.500 – 2000 Mbps
Prices and availability vary by location and are subject to change.

TV Plans

ProviderPlan pricing starting atAvailable channels
DISH$64.99/mo.290+
DIRECTV$74.99/mo.340+
DIRECTV STREAM$74.99/mo.330+
Optimum$30.00/mo.420+
YouTube TV$64.99/mo.100+
Prices and availability vary by location and are subject to change.

Even if you’re moving to a rural area, you’ll still want an internet connection you can rely on, and be able to watch your favorite channels. Frontier is a reliable DSL provider that covers 25 states in the U.S., including rural areas where your only other internet option is satellite. Keep in mind that Frontier internet speeds do vary by location, and they do have a fiber-optic option, Frontier Fiber, for qualifying locations. While Frontier may not offer TV, there are still opportunities to save money on TV. 

Cox + Cox Contour: Best bundle savings

Pros:

  • Higher-speed plans are available across entire service area
  • Strong channel lineup
  • Higher saving when bundling compared to other providers

Cons:

  • Known to have hidden fees
  • Availability limited to 19 states
  • Pricier plans are needed to save more
PackagePackage price starting atDownload speeds up to Available channels
Internet Essential 100 + Contour TV Preferred$147.99/mo.100 Mbps140+
Internet Preferred 250 + Contour TV Preferred$147.99/mo.250 Mbps140+
Internet Ultimate 500 + Contour TV Preferred$167.99/mo.500 Mbps140+
Internet Gigablast + Contour TV Preferred$197.99/mo.1000 Mbps140+
Prices and availability vary by location and are subject to change.

If fiber is not an option in your new area, your next best option is cable internet. Cox is a well-known cable internet provider that services 19 states in the U.S. Download speeds with Cox start at 25 Mbps and go as high as 1000 Mbps. The good news is that their higher speed plans cover their entire service area and aren’t limited to select areas.

Cox Contour, Cox’s TV service, has around 250 available channels and can give you some pretty good savings on TV and internet, with the best case scenario being up to 60% off. Just keep in mind that these savings mainly apply to their more expensive plans.

The bottom line

Your move may end up saving you money on your TV and internet bill. Get the most out of your new area by seeing which providers and plans are available.You can check and compare local providers in your area here on MYMOVE. If there’s more than one provider in your new area, make sure to shop around and get the best value you can on your TV and internet package.


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