Broadcast Basic, Optimum’s basic cable package, includes channels such as ABC, CBS, NBC, News 12, and PBS. Also included in the base bundle are Kids Thirteen, Univision HD, Movies!, Network, and HSN. Customers cannot access the channels without a digital cable box. HD channels require a digital cable box or a CableCARD that supports high definition.
The Broadcast Basic package includes over 25 television channels and 50 digital music channels. This plan also includes Pay-Per-View, On-Demand, and more Optimum TV services. Channel availability differs by location. The Broadcast Basic bundle includes a budget-friendly selection of news and weather channels, making it ideal for conference and waiting rooms.
Other cable packages offered by Optimum include Optimum Value, Preferred, Silver, and Gold. Additionally, customers can add premium channels for additional monthly fees. HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, and Starz are some premium channel bundles. Additionally, the cable service offers international programming packages, such as Russian, South Asian, Italian, Japanese, and African.
On Demand subscriptions are available for various networks, including Disney Channel, TMC, Eros Now, IFC in Theaters, and Anime Network, through Optimum. Customers can add sports packages such as MLB Extra Innings, NHL Center Ice, NBA League Pass, and Fox Soccer Plus to their existing TV plan.