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TV made easy
We make it simple for you and your family to stay entertained with some of the best solutions in TV.
We are partnering with leading satellite as well as live TV and on demand streaming providers to offer you a way to select your best TV experience. Whether you want satellite or a streaming service with live TV, we offer just the right options for you.
Use our recommendation tool to find the right TV service
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TV & Streaming
What is traditional TV service?
Most variety in options across live TV and OnDemand. Often includes a DVR and Voice Remote with wide array of features, including access to streaming providers. Ability to watch live & recorded TV away from home. View TV Options
What is streaming service?
The most flexibility to choose the shows, live sports/news, or networks you want. And, you can watch from any smart-connected device, anywhere (sometimes equipment is provided). View Streaming Options
TV vs. Streaming Typical TV Package Typical Streaming Package
Number of channels 150+ 60+
Average monthly cost $100 $50
Equipment fees Yes No
Contract or cancellation fees Yes/Sometimes Generally no
Free trial period No Yes
Internet connection Not required* Required
Watch on any device Some packages Usually
Voice technology integrated Yes No
DVR options Yes No
On demand library Yes Yes
*AT&T TV requires a minimum internet speed of 40 Mbps
TV services
All Your Favorite Local Channels, Sports & News
We're partnering with leading providers to offer our residential customers the best TV experience.
Streaming TV service
No Contract, Cost-effective & Customizable
We've partnered with the best online TV streaming subscription services, so you can stream TV without a traditional TV signal. Compare the options and find entertainment that is as unique as your household.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Why shop for my TV service with CenturyLink?
  • We offer an easy-to-use recommendation tool which helps you choose the TV service that best fits you and your household. Pick the channels that are important to you and let us make a recommendation based on your choices.
  • We've done the research for you. We offer the ability to shop and compare multiple services in one place.
Do I get a special deal if I order my TV service from CenturyLink?
We're always working to provide the best products and offers to our shoppers. When we receive special offer promotions for our CenturyLink customers, we will pass those on to you.
Is CenturyLink billing me for my TV service?
CenturyLink will help you find the TV service that is right for you, but you will not be billed by us for your TV service. When you order one of our partner products you will be billed by that partner, except DIRECTV. We have partnered with DIRECTV to bill your DIRECTV service with your CenturyLink service. All other CenturyLink TV partner products will be billed by the TV service provider.
Do I need internet to shop TV service from CenturyLink?
CenturyLink Internet is always a great idea! You can shop TV products or use our recommendation tool even if you're not a CenturyLink Internet customer. Our streaming TV and AT&T TV partner products require an internet connection. DISH and DIRECTV services do not.
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What is streaming TV?
Streaming TV brings together traditional television (think cable, network television) and digital video (Netflix, YouTube, Direct TV etc.) under one umbrella. Streaming TV or Over the Top TV (OTT) is a recognized, industry term for delivering film, TV and digital content through the internet, and is different than the traditional method of paying a monthly fee to cable or satellite companies.
How does the recommendation tool work?
  • The TV recommendation tool is a great way to locate the TV service that's right for you. When you open the tool, enter your zip code, this will ensure the channels that are available in your area appear. Then select the channels that are must-haves for your ideal TV service. Once you've made your selections, you will receive your recommendation. Don't forget to enter your email address to have your recommendation emailed to you.
  • The "Best Fit" is the TV service that includes all your channel selections. The "Best Value" will give you options if you want to save a little money by narrowing down your channel choices. Finally, "Build My Bundle" gives you alternative options by bundling different TV services.
  • If you're happy with your recommendation and want to purchase the TV service(s) that were presented to you, simply click "Start My Service". This will take you to the provider's site where you can sign up for the service.
Who do I contact for support?
All TV product support questions will be handled by the TV service provider:
TV service providers
Streaming service providers
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