Comcast offers two tiers of their basic cable package: Limited Basic and Expanded Basic. The Limited Basic cable option includes local broadcasting, government and educational channels. Expanded Basic cable includes 30 to 50 channels depending on your location.
According to Comcast, the Limited Basic cable option includes several local broadcast stations such as ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and PBS. Local government and educational channels are also included in this package. The Expanded Basic cable service covers 30 to 50 channels, including the Disney channel, ESPN, MTV and Fox News, among others. The availability of channels on the Expanded Basic package varies depending on your location.