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Best Cable Companies in Iowa

Cheapest cable packages & TV deals in Iowa

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Iowa cable TV providers in 2021

There is a large selection of cable TV providers in Iowa and with over 3.1 million residents there are plenty of TV provider deals to appeal to all the households' needs.

Some of the best TV providers in Iowa include Cox, with plans starting at 50.00, offering up to 250 channels with certain packages.

Need help choosing a plan? Call now: (888) 338-8924Find deals in my area

Cable TV Providers in Iowa

Cox TV

Call to order now: (888) 474-1329
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Channels
75-250
Landline
Monthly Price
$50-130
Editors Take
3.5 / 5
Plans
Call to order now: (888) 474-1329

Cox TV Plans

Package

Internet

TV

Phone

Price

Contour TV Starter

75 Channels

$50.00
Contour TV Preferred

140 Channels

$90.00
Contour TV Preferred Plus

170 Channels

$110.00
Contour TV Ultimate

250 Channels

$130.00

Cox TV & Internet Bundles

Package

Internet

TV

Phone

Price

Internet Starter 25 + Contour TV

25 Mbps

140 Channels

$119.99
Internet Essential 50 + Contour TV

50 Mbps

140 Channels

$129.99
Internet Preferred 150 + Contour TV

150 Mbps

140 Channels

$149.99
Internet Ultimate 500 + Contour TV

500 Mbps

140 Channels

$169.99
Internet Gigablast + Contour TV

940 Mbps

140 Channels

$189.99

Cox Triple Play Bundles

Package

Internet

TV

Phone

Price

Internet Starter 25 + Contour TV + Voice

25 Mbps

140 Channels

Unlimited

$129.99
Internet Essential 50 + Contour TV + Voice

50 Mbps

140 Channels

Unlimited

$149.99
Internet Preferred 150 + Contour TV + Voice

150 Mbps

140 Channels

Unlimited

$169.99
Internet Ultimate 500 + Contour TV + Voice

500 Mbps

140 Channels

Unlimited

$189.99
Internet Gigablast + Contour TV + Voice

940 Mbps

140 Channels

Unlimited

$209.99
Call Cox now: (888) 474-1329
Pros & Cons

Pros

  • 2 TB capacity DVR

  • Customizable channel packages

  • No contracts

  • Bundles available

Cons

  • Available in limited number of states

  • Slow upload speeds on some plans

Provider Benefits
  • Large range of packages

  • Extensive list of HD channels

  • Option for a 2 TB HD capacity DVR

  • Record up to two programs simultaneously

  • BYO device if it's compatible with a CableCard

Sparklight TV

Call to order now: (712) 248-2090
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Channels
100
Landline
Monthly Price
$84-84
Plans
Call to order now: (712) 248-2090

Sparklight TV Plans

Package

Internet

TV

Phone

Price

Cable TV

100 Channels

$84.00

Sparklight Triple Play Bundles

Package

Internet

TV

Phone

Price

Elite Package with Starter 100 Plus

100 Mbps

100 Channels

Unlimited

$105.00
Call Sparklight now: (712) 248-2090
Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Solid channel lineup

  • No-commitment option

  • Phone and internet bundles

Cons

  • Low data limits on some plans

  • Available in limited locations

Provider Benefits
  • No contract

  • Good channel lineup

  • Choice of phone and internet bundles

  • Over 50 channels on standard TV

Satellite TV Providers in Iowa

DIRECTV TV

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Channels
155-330
Landline
Monthly Price
$50-135
Editors Take
4.5 / 5
Plans

DIRECTV TV Plans

Package

Internet

TV

Phone

Price

Select

155 Channels

$49.99
Entertainment

160 Channels

$64.99
Choice

185 Channels

$69.99
Xtra

235 Channels

$69.99
Ultimate

250 Channels

$84.99
Premier

330 Channels

$134.99

DIRECTV TV & Internet Bundles

Package

Internet

TV

Phone

Price

Select TV + AT&T Internet 1000

1000 Mbps

155 Channels

$79.98
Entertainment TV + AT&T Internet 1000

1000 Mbps

160 Channels

$84.98
Choice TV + AT&T Internet 1000

1000 Mbps

185 Channels

$89.98
XTRA TV + AT&T Internet 1000

1000 Mbps

235 Channels

$99.98
Ultimate TV + AT&T Internet 1000

1000 Mbps

250 Channels

$104.99
Premier TV + AT&T Internet 1000

1000 Mbps

330 Channels

$154.98

DIRECTV Triple Play Bundles

Package

Internet

TV

Phone

Price

Select TV + AT&T Internet 1000 + Phone Unlimited

1000 Mbps

155 Channels

Unlimited

$99.97
Entertainment TV + AT&T Internet 1000 + Phone Unlimited

1000 Mbps

160 Channels

Unlimited

$104.97
Choice TV + AT&T Internet 1000 + Phone Unlimited

1000 Mbps

185 Channels

Unlimited

$109.97
XTRA TV + AT&T Internet 1000 + Phone Unlimited

1000 Mbps

235 Channels

Unlimited

$119.97
Ultimate TV + AT&T Internet 1000 + Phone Unlimited

1000 Mbps

250 Channels

Unlimited

$124.97
Premier TV + AT&T Internet 1000 + Phone Unlimited

1000 Mbps

330 Channels

Unlimited

$174.97
Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Available virtually everywhere

  • Plenty of HD channels

  • NFL Sunday Ticket available

Cons

    Provider Benefits
    • Great selection of channels - including NFL Sunday Ticket

    • Includes HBO and Showtime

    • Available in most areas

    • Good selection of bundles

    • Over 50,000 shows and movies on demand

    Dish TV

    Call to order now: (888) 474-3462
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    Channels
    190-290
    Landline
    Monthly Price
    $65-100
    Editors Take
    4 / 5
    Plans
    Call to order now: (888) 474-3462

    Dish TV Plans

    Package

    Internet

    TV

    Phone

    Price

    America's Top 120

    190 Channels

    $64.99
    America's Top 120 Plus

    190 Channels

    $79.99
    America's Top 200

    240 Channels

    $89.99
    America's Top 250

    290 Channels

    $99.99
    Call Dish now: (888) 474-3462
    Pros & Cons

    Pros

    • Transparent pricing

    • Strong sports offerings

    • Whole-home DVR

    • Compatible with Google Assistant and Alexa

    Cons

      Provider Benefits
      • Whole Home DVR

      • Consistent pricing throughout contract

      • No contract option

      • Good sports coverage

      • Standard installation included

      • 99% signal reliability - in all weather

      • Up to 80,000+ movies and shows available On Demand

      • Google Voice remote

      Iowa TV Coverage Map

      You can find the best cable TV provider - depending on which area you live in - with various plans to choose from, and the best way to check what TV packages are available in your area is to find the best deals by ZIP Code.

      Search TV Deals

      The options available to you depend on the service that is provided in your area, some areas have a number of options. See below for the different forms of TV service available.

      Iowa TV Service Types

      • Cable TV - Cable is the most common TV service and is available in most metro areas of Iowa. Most Cable TV providers also let you pay month-to-month, although signing up for a contract can often get you a better deal.

      • Satellite TV - Satellite is an option where there are less limitations. Satellite TV is available in most locations including rural areas. Although a contract is required when signing up with a Satellite TV provider you get competitive channel selection and equipment.

      There is such a variety of packages and bundles available so make sure when you're choosing a TV package it has your favorite channels included!

      Iowa residents have access to some of the best Cable TV providers including Cox, Suddenlink and Sparklight, so check out what cheap TV plans are available in your area.

      Iowa Coverage by City

      Ames, IA

      Ankeny, IA

      Cedar Rapids, IA

      Council Bluffs, IA

      Davenport, IA

      Des Moines, IA

      Des Moines, IA

      Dubuque, IA

      Iowa City, IA

      Sioux City, IA

      Waterloo, IA

      West Des Moines, IA

      Iowa TV service providers FAQs

      What TV providers are available in Iowa?

      Iowa TV service providers include Cox, Sparklight and CenturyLink. Use our ZIP code checker to find TV providers in your area.

      What are the best cable TV providers in Iowa?

      The best value TV providers in Iowa offer packages ranging from $50-$130. Check availability by address to find the best cable providers by ZIP code.

      Which TV provider is the cheapest in Iowa?

      Iowa cable packages start from $50. The price varies depending on the provider, number of channels and bundled services.

      Who offers the best TV package in Iowa?

      Iowa TV packages range from $29.99-$209.99. The best value TV plan depends on the number of TV channels and any bundled services.

      Best TV Deals in Iowa

      Provider

      Connection

      Channels

      Price

      CoxCox

      Cable

      75-250

      $50-130

      SuddenlinkSuddenlink

      Cable

      200-340

      $58-124.99

      SparklightSparklight

      Cable

      100

      $84

      DIRECTVDIRECTV

      Satellite

      155-330

      $49.99-134.99

      DishDish

      Satellite

      190-290

      $64.99-99.99

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      Rob Webber

      Rob has 15+ years experience in the US and UK running price comparison sites for cell phone plans, smartphone deals, TV, and internet. He loves thinking outside of the box to build tools that empower consumers to make more informed decisions.

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