Best TV and Internet Bundles 2020

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TV and internet bundles allow you to combine your TV and internet services onto a single bill. This ensures a seamless experience and allows you to save money each month — compared to paying separately for each service. In addition, providers often run deals that provide extra perks if you bundle your services, such as a Visa gift card or additional channels. Here’s a look at the best TV and internet bundles for 2020.

Best TV and internet bundles 2020

ProviderType of internetSpeedsStarting package price
Xfinity logoCable Internet15 - 2,000 MBPS$29.99/mo for 12 monthsView deals
Spectrum logoCable internet100 - 940 MBPS$44.99/mo for 12 months
Cox logoHigh-Speed Internet10 - 940 MBPS$29.99/mo for 12 monthsView deals
AT&T logoHigh-Speed Internet1 - 1,000 MBPS$49.99/mo for 12 monthsView deals
CenturyLink logoFiber Internet12 - 940 MBPS$49/mo for months
Verizon logoDSL & Fios Internet5 - 1,000 MBPS$39.99/mo for monthsView deals
Mediacom logoCable Internet60 - 1,000 MBPS$39.99/mo for 12 months
RCN logoCable and Fiber internet provider50 - 940 MBPS$19.99/mo for months

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TV and internet bundles can be a great way to streamline your services, simplify your monthly bills and save money. Which to select depends on your budget, the way you watch TV and use the internet, and which providers are available in your area.

Xfinity

Xfinity offers packages ranging from 100 Mbps with 10 TV channels to 300 Mbps with 200 TV channels, allowing you to decide what best meets your needs. A subsidiary of Comcast, the entertainment giant that owns the Universal theme parks and NBC-Universal, Xfinity offers a range of features including a Flex 4K streaming player, advanced security and access to millions of hotspots.

PROS

  • Widely available, with service in 39 states
  • Free self-installation
  • Reasonable prices
  • Lots of options

CONS

  • Data cap (1 TB)
  • Extra monthly fees
  • Up to 24-month contracts
  • Sharp price increase after initial contract period

Spectrum

A subsidiary of Charter Communications, Spectrum offers plans for everyone, from light users to power users. Spectrum perks include a free modem and free antivirus software, along with no data caps. If you’re in a contract with another provider and want to switch, Spectrum will pay your early termination fee of up to $500.

PROS

  • No data caps
  • Nationwide hotspot network
  • Free modem
  • Competitor contract buyout

CONS

  • Speeds may be limited in some geographic regions
  • Somewhat expensive
  • Extra taxes and fees
  • Initial pricing only guaranteed for one year

Cox

Cox offers a great deal of choice in its bundles, from internet speed to number of channels to whether you want a contract. For a small additional monthly fee, you can add a Panoramic WiFi router that reduces dead zones in your home, as well as Whole Home DVR service to record up to 24 shows simultaneously and watch them from any cable box.

PROS

  • Customizable bundling options
  • No contract option
  • 650,000 nationwide hotspots
  • Data plan upgrades, including an unlimited option

CONS

  • 1 TB data cap unless paying additional for extra data
  • Only available in 18 states
  • Two-year contract unless paying extra for no contract
  • Somewhat expensive

AT&T

AT&T bundles are powered by the lightning fast fiber-optic network, with speeds of 1,000 Mbps. You can choose the TV package you want, making this a great option for those who watch a lot of TV as well as those who just like to catch the occasional show.

PROS

  • Moderately priced
  • Wide selection of TV options at different price points
  • Visa reward cards for higher-priced bundles
  • Free cloud DVR

CONS

  • Significant price increase after 12 months
  • Contract required
  • Equipment and other fees
  • Limited nationwide availability

CenturyLink

CenturyLink is a great option for cord cutters, especially since the company’s bundles include DIRECTV satellite television. If you’re in an area where CenturyLink’s high-speed fiber-optic network is available, or if you have no need for super fast internet, it can be a great choice.

PROS

  • DIRECTV partnership makes cord cutting easy
  • Lots of TV channels, especially in higher-level packages
  • Available in 36 states across the country
  • No contract required for CenturyLink portion of service

CONS

  • Expensive
  • 1 TB data cap
  • Limited fiber-optic network availability nationwide
  • 24-month DIRECTV contract required for bundling

Verizon Fios

If Fios is available in your area, it’s well worth your consideration. It’s been ranked number one in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power for seven years in a row. The ability to build your own bundle and waived setup fee for online orders, along with the company’s strong reliability, are among its best features.

PROS

  • Advanced DVR service
  • No data cap
  • Moderately priced
  • Fios Test Drive option: Watch TV for 60 days and Fios will recommend a TV package for you

CONS

  • Not available in many areas
  • Equipment fees are extra
  • Security and tech support are part of an extra monthly charge
  • Previous contract buyout appears as a credit on your bill — you must maintain Fios service for 90 days to be eligible

Mediacom

Mediacom packages range from 60 Mbps to 1,000 Mbps internet speeds and from 50 to 170 television channels. The company also offers its Xtream WiFi 360 Extenders to provide true whole-home wireless coverage even in large homes of more than 3,000 square feet.

PROS

  • Low prices
  • Strong reliability
  • Several package options
  • Free installation when ordered online

CONS

  • Only available in 22 states
  • Activation and equipment fees extra
  • Data caps vary by plan
  • Steep pricing increase after 12 months

RCN

Cable provider RCN offers a variety of internet and TV bundles for light users to power users. No contract is required, and RCN’s TrueMesh technology ensures whole-home wireless coverage.

PROS

  • Free installation with online orders
  • No contract
  • Inexpensive pricing
  • TV parental controls

CONS

  • Only available in a few parts of the country
  • Equipment fees are extra
  • Introductory pricing ends after 12 months
  • Internet speeds may be limited depending on geographic area

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Frequently Asked Questions

Thanks to its partnership with DIRECTV, CenturyLink beats everyone with the sheer number o

If RCN is available in your area, it offers the most value in the $50 price tier. Otherwise, Mediacom and Xfinity offer reasonable, similarly priced options.

Most of the providers on the list have a gigabyte option, though not all will be available in your area. It’s best to check with your local providers to see who offers gigabyte internet speeds in your area.

If you don’t use the internet a lot, any of the plans in the $50 tier will work: RCN, Mediacom or Xfinity, depending on how much TV you watch.