Although basic cable packages may vary by cable provider, basic cable usually includes network channels such as NBC, ABC, PBS and other local access channels. Most cable providers list the basic cable channels they offer on their websites either as basic or starter packages.
To use an online Cable One channel guide, visit the local channel lineup page on CableOne.com, as of 2015. Set your location to view the channel lineup for that area.
On the major cable television providers such as Charter Communications or Cox Communications, the History Channel is usually part of what is known as basic cable. With Comcast Communications, the History Channel is part of its Select group of channels, while Cox Communications include the History Ch
Major cable providers, such as Comcast and Time Warner Cable, provide lists of local channels on their official websites. Specialty websites dedicated to providing information on cable and satellite providers such as AllConnect.com also list the cable service providers that are available in local ar
Channel numbers vary depending on the cable company. For example, Comcast's Xfinity cable service may have CBS as channel 3, whereas Time Warner Cable may have it as channel 5. To find a channel's number, customers may try searching online for their provider's line up.
The Velocity channel is a cable channel owned by Discovery Communications that focuses on the wealthy young male demographic. The network's programming features a lot of automobiles, with programs such as "Chasing Classic Cars," "Dallas Car Sharks," "Wheeler Dealers," live automobile auctions and au
Many cable providers allow their customers to view live TV on their websites or through an app at no additional cost. Some individual networks, such as ABC or ESPN, offer the ability to watch the network live.
Cable channels vary by provider. For instance, some cable providers offer channels that are exclusive to their service. Also, a cable channel lineup may vary based upon the region in which it is offered or through a tiered system of subscription costs.
As of 2015, Charter Spectrum offers more than 200 channels, including Disney Channel, CNN, Syfy and ABC. Other available channels include Bravo, USA Network, Oxygen and E! Charter Cable also offers the Independent Film Channel, AMC, Adult Swim and Esquire Network.
Subscribers can visit the "Channel Lineup" page on Charter Cable's website to enter their ZIP codes and see which channels are available for their level of service. They can also log in to their accounts on the Charter Cable website to see the channel lineup for their subscribed service plans and pr