Cable TV & Internet Providers – San Diego & Las Vegas

A lot of people living in California and Nevada ask about the best cable TV and internet providers in their areas. This trend is apparent from what people ask on a call with customer service agents and as well as on internet forums, blogs, and search engines. Although different counties within states may have slightly different coverage by a particular provider, the major population centers within any state are served if the brand operates in that state. There’s a good chance other areas are also served by them. This is why we’ re going to choose a major city each from California and Nevada. Presented below is an analysis of the best cable TV and internet service providers in San Diego, CA and Las Vegas, NV. You might be interested only in information about either city, or you may want to compare how the options stack up against each other. If you want a quick summary of which provider wins in either location for cable TV or internet, scroll to the summary tables. Also, note the cable TV internet bundle prices for each provider in San Diego listed at the end. Now, let’s check out your options.

San Diego

We’ ll start off by comparing the cable TV service by providers in the San Diego area. We’ ll look at the channel line ups, costs, and other perks of packages. Whether you live in the Kearny Mesa neighborhood in the heart of SanDi, or Imperial Beach, Chula Vista, La Mesa, La Jolla, or National City, all of the following cable TV and internet services are available to you.


Spectrum Cable TV in San Diego

Spectrum offers 3 Cable TV packages: Spectrum TV Select, Spectrum TV Silver, and Spectrum TV Gold.

Spectrum TV Select (125 Channels, $44.99/mo.*)

Sports Movies Entertainment Kids & Family Premium Networks
ESPN, ESPN 2, Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports San Diego, Fox Sports West, Motortrend, NBC Sports, SEC AMC, FX Movie Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, IFC, Sundance TV, ABC, NBC, FOX, A&E, BBC America, Bravo, Comedy Central, E!, History, Lifetime, MTV, WGN America and more PBS, Cartoon Network, Disney Channel, ION Television, TV Land None

Spectrum TV Silver (175 Channels, From $84.99/mo.*)

Sports Movies Entertainment Kids & Family Premium Networks
All Spectrum Select channels Golf Channel, MLB Network, NBA TV, NFL Network, PAC 12, Tennis Channel, CBS Sports, ESPN Deportes, ESPNEWS, ESPNU, Fox Deportes, Fox Sports 2 All Spectrum Select channels HBO, HBO 2, HBO Comedy, HBO Family, HBO Latino, LMN, Reelz, SHO 2, SHO Women, Showtime, TCM, and more All Spectrum Select channels AXS TV, GSN, LMN, NBC Universo, The Impact Network, FYI All Spectrum Select channels Baby First TV, Disney Junior, Disney XD, Nick Jr., Showtime Family Zone, Universal Kids HBO, SHO, Showtime

Spectrum TV Gold (200 Channels, From $104.99/mo.*)

Sports Movies Entertainment Kids & Family Premium Networks
All Spectrum Silver channels BTN, Bein Sports, ESPN Classic, FCS, Fox Soccer Plus, MLB Strikezone, NFL Redzone, NHL Network, Outdoor Channel, Willow TV and more All Spectrum Silver channels Flix, HDNet Movies, MoviePlex, Retroplex and more All Spectrum Silver channels American Heroes Channel, BET HER, Crime and Investigation, IndiePlex, Military History, The Cowboy Channel, and more All Spectrum Silver channels Boomerang, Discovery Family, Starz Kids & Family, Starz Encore Family, Teen Nick HBO, SHO, Showtime, Starz, TMC

AT&T U-Verse TV in San Diego

There are several AT&T offers for San Diego residents. The starting price is $19/mo. for U-Basic TV and goes all the way up to $134.99/mo. for U450 TV. But we’ ll focus on the U-Family package which has a price of $59.99/mo. for 12 months plus taxes. You’ ll get 190 channels comprising all categories. Some of the prominent channels included are the Discovery family of channels, Disney HD, Disney XD, Baby TV, DIY Network, Food Network, Hallmark HD, HGTV HD, History HD, National Geographic HD, Science HD, TeenNick, Nickelodeon HD, Nicktoons. But frankly, most of the channels offered on this package are – to put it mildly – not attractive. You get almost no sports or music content. Even common entertainment channels are lacking in this plan. But if you want TV service primarily to keep kids entertained, then this is a good option. You will get HBO and Cinemax free for 3 months on the U-Family package but will be charged $26/mo. for it after the promotional period is over. You may get a $5 monthly discount if you sign up for paperless billing.

Cox Contour TV in San Diego

Cox Communications is a popular Cable TV service provider in the San Diego area. The Cox Contour service is designed to show you an advanced TV guide. Once you’ve watched some hours of programming for a few days, the Contour TV starts learning what you like and makes recommendations for different series and shows. Cox Contour TV gives you 140 channels for a price of 64.99/mo. for 12 months. All of America’s finest city’s favorite channels such as ESPN HD, NBC, The CW, PBS HD, CNN, FX HD, Disney Channel, History HD, AMC HD, NBC Sports Network, Fox Deportes, Galavisión HD and so many more are available with this plan. For the price, and awesome customer service plus crisp HD quality that Cox Contour TV offers in San Diego, this is an excellent choice.

Spectrum Internet in San Diego

Spectrum provider offers up to 100 Mbps internet speeds for a price of $44.99/mo. for 12 months. The speed is fast enough for a family using several devices simultaneously without any drop in performance. There’s no data cap so you don’t have to keep tabs on a limit. You also get a free modem! You’re safe from extra fees.

AT&T Internet in San Diego

The standard high-speed internet requirement of the typical American family is 100 Mbps. AT&T internet service offers up to 100 Mbps for a price of $50/mo. for one year, with a 1TB monthly data cap. Activation fee (self-install) applies or a professional installation fee if you go that route.

Cox Internet in San Diego

Cox Communications offers up to 150 Mbps internet for $49.99/mo. for 12 months in the San Diego area. From the customer feedback, it can be safely said that Cox is an excellent internet provider in San Diego. Your monthly download limit is 500 GB which is quite enough! The charges included in this price are one-time charges and activation fees.

Best San Diego Providers by Category

Standalone Cable TV Standalone Internet Bundle: Cable TV Internet
Spectrum TV Silver Cox Internet Preferred 150 Cox Bronze Duo
$84.99./mo. * $49.99/mo. * $89.99/mo. *

For 12 months

Las Vegas

Now we’ll run through the best cable TV and internet service providers in Las Vegas, NV. As a major city in the region, Las Vegans have high standards for the services they pay for at home. Whether you live in North Las Vegas, Spring Valley, Henderson, Seven Hills, Boulder City or any area in the vicinity, the following providers and packages should be available to you. First, let’s look at the cable TV services in the area. Surprisingly, there are only two major options available to Las Vegans.

AT&T DIRECTV Select in Las Vegas

A good option for TV service in America’s entertainment capital is DIRECTV. For just $35/mo. you get the DIRECTV Select package in Las Vegas. The channel lineup includes BBC America, Cartoon Network, CNN HD, Comedy Central, Discovery, Disney Channel, Fox Business Network, FX, FXX, Galavision, Hallmark Channel, History, Investigation Discovery, ION Television, Jewish Life TV, MTV, NASA TV, National Geographic and so much more. In total, you get 155 channels. HBO, Starz, Flix, Cinemax, and other premium channels are included in the package for a promotional period. The quality of the network feeds is 4k, so you know you’re getting the ultimate in entertainment.

Cox Contour TV in Las Vegas

In the era of streaming services, Cox Contour TV combines the best features of regular cable TV with on-the-go entertainment consumption. The Cox Contour application allows you to watch your favorite series and shows while out and about in Las Vegas. You don’t even have to wait for installation, you can start watching TV as soon as you order. Discovery of new things to watch is made easier by the smart AI of the Contour TV service which recommends you interesting stuff to watch based on your previous viewing. Get 140 channels comprising an impressive lineup of ESPN HD, NBC, The CW, PBS HD, CNN, FX HD, Disney Channel, History HD, AMC HD, NBC Sports Network, Fox Deportes, Galavisión HD and so many more. The price is $64.99/mo. for 12 months for standalone cable service by Cox. If you combine it in a triple play package you can get a better deal with internet and digital home phone with an unlimited national and international calling to 30 countries.

Cox Internet in Las Vegas

You only have a couple of reasonable options for high-speed internet in Las Vegas, so we’re just going to recommend the best one to you. Cox Internet Preferred 150 is the favorite package of residents in this city. You get up to 150 Mbps download speed which is ideal for a family using up to 7 devices simultaneously. Another real advantage of Cox internet in Las Vegas is its focus on customer satisfaction. You have 24/7/365 support in case you need clarification on your bill, or your internet service is not meeting the high standards you expect. Staff response is immediate and the wheels are set in motion to get everything back running ASAP.

Cox Bronze Duo in Las Vegas

Your best choice to go for the Cox Bronze Duo package which gets you Contour TV Internet Preferred 150 for a price of $89.99/mo. for 12 months. Happy viewing and surfing!

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