Contour TV Starter plan
Just the channels you need
With Contour TV Starter, you get all the basics for one affordable price.
Some of the perks
Jam out to more than 50 commercial-free Music Choice channels.
Add more of what you want with DVR and Premium Channels—it's all your choice.
Stream shows anywhere with the Contour app.
Basic Cable TV
TV Starter pricing
Start enjoying the basics
After you add TV Starter to cart, you'll have the option to customize your boxes, DVR service and channels. Plus, shop any additional services like Cox Internet.
Experience more with Contour
Binge on demand, search shows with your voice, and stream your favorites from Netflix and Prime Video—all on one screen. Your first Contour box is included in the base price.
TV Starter FAQs
What channels are included in TV Starter?
TV Starter includes local broadcast, government, education, and shopping channels, plus over 50 commercial-free Music Choice channels. NBC, CW, Fox, ABC, CBS, PBS and C-Span are a few of the popular channels included. The full TV Starter channel lineup is available here.
How can I see my TV channel lineup?
Cox TV Channel lineup is available online here or on our Contour TV app for Android and Apple devices.
How can I watch TV online or on my mobile device?
Streaming TV is available for most of your channels and favorite TV shows inside and outside of your home when you use the Contour app and have an Internet connection. Learn more about the Contour app, including how to download the mobile app and watch TV using your web browser, here. Plus, enjoy free access to TV Everywhere network apps for channels you subscribe to.
How can I purchase digital boxes?
Cox does not sell digital boxes. If you already own a digital TV box, we lease CableCARDs that work with certified compatible CableCard retail devices, like TiVo. It's the perfect solution to provide you with the cable TV experience you are looking for without the added charges of renting equipment you've already invested in.
How much does the Cox basic TV package cost per month?
TV Starter with the basic cable lineup that includes broadcast channels such as ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox starts at $50.00 per month plus taxes and fees. For a package that includes more cable channels like ESPN and HGTV, see our special offers on the Bundles & Deals page.
*Offers expire 07/11/23 and are available to residential customers in Cox service areas. Prices exclude taxes, surcharges and other fees. Other conditions apply. "No annual contract" means no speciﬁc term period requirement and no early termination fees.
Additional package options are available and may be required to receive all advertised features. Early termination fees may apply. Prices exclude installation/activation fees, equipment charges, inside wiring fees, additional outlets, taxes, surcharges (including a Broadcast Surcharge up to $13.50/mo. (Holland, MA: $9/mo.) and a Regional Sports Surcharge up to $10.00/mo., depending on Cox market) and other fees. Not all services and features available everywhere. A credit check and/or deposit may be required. Offer may not be combined with other offers, discounts or promotions. Online orders only. Other restrictions may apply.