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Compare Satellite TV and Cable TV

 

Satellite TV
and Cable
Comparison

Cable TV

Satellite TV

Quality of Transmission

Signal - 100% high quality digital

Signal - 100% high quality digital

Required Equipment

Set-top box for Digital Cable

Satellite dish and receivers needed

Programming and Availability

Basic cable plus additional optional programming packages.

Cable can be in analog or can be upgraded to digital, though analog channels will always be analog, even with digital equipment.

100% Digital for quality reception, though heavy rain, snow or nearby trees can interfere with reception.

Cost

While most local channels are included, cable TV involves additional costs. For example: franchise fees, taxes, pay per view services, and equipment costs.

Satellite TV can frequently cost less than cable, as you will typically receive more channels per dollar spent. However, local channels are usually not included and will require a higher cost for these added stations.

Internet Availability

High speed, Broadband Internet available.

Slower internet, with a higher set-up fee.

Customer Service

Online services

Current statements

Prior statements

Add packages

Account payments

Online user manuals

Online installation guides

Online services

Current statements

Prior statements

Add packages

Account payments

Online user manuals

Online installation guides

Warranty

Full year warranty beginning on day of service activation. 24 hour customer service line.

Full year warranty beginning on day of service activation. 24 hour customer service line.

 

 
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