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DIRECTV Now vs Charter Spectrum


 

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Benefits and Features

DVRTrue Cloud DVR (in development)Two DVR models, Motorola and Cisco/SA. Motorola can record and store up to 21 HD hours. Cisco/SA with 80 GB hard drive can record and store between 30 and 50 hours. Models with a 160 GB hard drive can store up to 90 hours of SD. Records up to 2 channels simultaneously. One box needed per TV. Connects up to 8 TVs.
Packages
  • Live A Little ($35/month): 60+ channels
  • Just Right ($50/month): 80+ channels
  • Go Big ($60/month): 100+ channels
  • Gotta Have It ($70/month): 120+ channels
  • TV Select ($64.99/month): 125+ channels
  • TV Silver ($84.99/month): 175+ channels, HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, Digital Tier 1.
  • TV Gold ($104.99/month): 200+ channels, HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, The Movie Channel, Starz, Starz Encore, Digital Tier 1, Digital Tier 2
CancellationNo early termination fees. No refunds for prepaid or partial months of service.No early termination fees. All equipments must be returned upon termination. Unreturned equipment fees apply.
ContractNo contract.No contract.
InstallationApp-based TV service, can be installed on most smart devices.Standard professional installation included for up to 6 rooms. Additional installations cost extra.
AutopayPayments are automatically deducted from debit or credit card on file.Sign up for autopay feature online through TWC's account portal.
Receiver FeeNo equipment rental fee.Spectrum Receiver & Remote ($5.99/month), DVR Service for 1 DVR receiver ($12.99/month). Additional DVR receivers up to 4 ($19.99/month). CableCARD ($1/month). Secure Connection per CableCARD ($1/month).
Regional Sports FeeNo regional sports fee.No regional sports fee.
 

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Pros & ConsPros:
  • Premium networks included early
  • No contract
  • Plenty of HD channels
Cons:
  • Extra charges
  • Average DVR service
  • Average customer service
Bottom LineNo contract cable TV provider with premium networks... Read full review
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DIRECTV Now: Pricing information including fees, features and contract length was obtained on April 12, 2018 from published websites and is believed to be accurate, but not guaranteed.

Charter Spectrum: Pricing information including fees, features and contract length was obtained on April 12, 2018 from published websites and is believed to be accurate, but not guaranteed.


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Charter Spectrum is a no-contract cable TV provider with three package options: Select, Silver, and Gold. At the highest tier, it has 200+ channels. Is it worth the subscription? Read on to find out.

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