Comparing DISH vs Time Warner Cable? With DISH you can get FREE installation, over 30 premium channels FREE for 3 months and budget friendly packages. Take a look at a comparison of DISH and Time Warner Cable.
DirecTV Comcast Time Warner Cable Charter Verizon Fios
Package Name AT120+ Select Digital Starter Standard Select Custom TV
Channel Count 190+ 145+ 140+ 70+ 125+ 99+
Includes ESPN Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Advertised Monthly Price $59.99 $50 $44.99 $49.99 $59.99 $64.99
1st TV Receiver Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $11.75 $6.99 $12.00
Local Channels Fee Included $0.00 $5.00 $3.75 $6.05 $2.99
Regional Sports Fee* $0.00 Not Available $5.00 $5.00 $0.00 $5.89
HD Programming Fee $0.00 $0.00 $10.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
First Year All-in Monthly Price $59.99 $50.00 $62.99 $70.49 $73.03 $85.87
Contract Period 2 Years 2 Years 1 Year no contract no contract no contract
Price Protection 2-Year Price Guarantee 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year none
Price increase at end of first year $0.00 $31.00 $26.00 $24.00 $0.00 $0.00
Second Year All-in Monthly Price $59.99 $81.00 $88.99 $94.49 $73.03 $85.87
Fee Total for 2 Years N/A $372.00 $744 $780 $312.96 $501

All data found on 6/20/2016. DirecTV – National Offer – non-AT&T wireless or internet customer. Comcast – Denver. TWC – New York City. Charter – New Orleans.

Verizon – New York City

Requires credit qualification, 24-mo. commitment with early termination fee and eAutoPay. 1 TV included. Upfront fees, taxes and state-specific surcharges may apply.

*Maximum fee. Amount varies by geographic location.

DISH technology vs cable


The Award-Winning Hopper

The DISH Hopper has received 30 industry awards, and has been widely acclaimed by tech critics as a stellar piece of technology. It can record up to 16 shows at once, can play channels anywhere, instantly skips commercials, and has 500 hours of HD storage for all of your recorded shows.

Meet The Hopper

Top Rated Features

As of 9/2/2015
Record Eight
2TB Hard Drive
On Demand
DISH Anywhere

DISH vs Time Warner


On average, you’ll pay $660 dollars more for Time Warner cable than for DISH in your first two years. And with DISH, you get more features for your money, including premium channels, Encore, EpicTV, FOX Movie Channel, ESPN, FOX Sports and Movieplex.

On price and value, DISH is the clear choice.

Superior Convenience and Storage


DISH also offers double the storage and double the tuners. You can watch/record up to 16 programs and once, and store up to 500 hours of HD storage for recordings. This beats anything Time Warner or DirectTV have to offer.

If you want the best convenience for your money, and the ability to watch shows on any device at any time, then go with DISH. Once you do, you’ll never regret it.