(Closed) What do you pay per month for cable?

posted 6 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
14495 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

We pay about $85, but we have HBO,Starz and two digital boxes.

Post # 4
2871 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

I have super fast internet and digital cable (HD/DVR, showtime and 3 boxes) and it is $208 per month


FWIW, I live in a big city.

Post # 6
674 posts
Busy bee

We don’t pay anything because we cut the cord, so-to-speak. We have our internet through a business plan, so it wasn’t connected to our cable bill.  For one box, we were paying about $100/month for all of the pretty standard stations (no HBO, Starz, etc.) and the HD package.  When unemployment because a serious risk, we cut the cord for the cable portion and haven’t looked back.  We got a Netflix subscription, and now we’re enjoying that.

Post # 7
9483 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

I have Verizon Fios.  We have the highest speed for internet, multi room DVR, a second box for bedroom HBO, and Showtime.  Our monthly bill is about $124.  Comcast wanted to charge me about $160+ a month.

Post # 8
267 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

$5.68 for basic cable 🙂


We were paying $100+ for cable + internet, but decided it wasn’t worth it so we went down to basic cable and watch other shows through the internet.  no regrets yet!

Post # 9
2416 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

We have comcast and yesterday our bill was $179. We don’t have HBO, Starz or any of those…just DVR and one high-def box. I actually have it on my to-do list to chat with them to lower the price to $120…


I’d kill for $85!!!! We’re looking into Fios and I’m also not against getting a satellite dish for Direct TV as I’ve seen it work really well…

Post # 10
14497 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

That sounds about right.  We have Charter also and pay $117/month including taxes for internet and cable.  We dont got the cheapest package with History, TLC, HGTV, Discovery ch, but we dont have any of the premium channels.  It could probably be a little less, but those are the only channels I really watch so any cable with out those would be pointless.  Edit: that also includes the $15/month they charge for DVR.

Post # 11
8395 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

We have high speed cable internet and a digital cable box and I think ours is about $140 from Time Warner.

Post # 12
2214 posts
Buzzing bee

I pay $99 a month for high speed internet and HD cable from Comcast.  No HBO or any of those channels and no DVR.  I would have no problem getting rid of cable if I would watch sports live online.

Post # 13
5075 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

approx $130 with WOW.  Highest speed internet and more channels than we need.   

Post # 14
10288 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

We pay around $100 per month for HD cable with 3 premium channels (HBO, Showtime & I think Starz) and Road Runner turbo. We have TiVo so we don’t have any cable boxes from the cable company but we pay an extra $15 p/month for that service. 

Post # 15
913 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

Our bill was $65 or so for cable + internet, and it’s crept up to almost $80… I need to look at it and see what they’ve done. I hate the cable company so much. That’s for pretty basic cable, no premium channels or anything, and no DVR (we pay TiVo separately).

Post # 16
5786 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2011

$186 for Cable + Internet. We have two DVR boxes and HBO but I’m pretty sure we’re still overpaying. I’m switching to FIOS the minute they wire for internet in my area.

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