A CableCARD is a one-way PC card device that allows access to Spectrum TV services. This means that you don’t need to lease a Spectrum Receiver (cable box).
A CableCARD installed into a compatible device that allows access to Spectrum TV services. This means you don’t need to lease a Spectrum Receiver (cable box).
Spectrum leases CableCARDs for $2 per month. Additional CableCARDs are an extra $2 per month.
CableCARDs must be leased from Spectrum and can be self-installed or activated by a professional installer. Pick up your CableCARD at your local Spectrum store or have it delivered to your home. CableCARD-compatible-retail-devices can be purchased at retail stores as well.
CableCARDs work with many devices, including, but not limited to devices manufactured by:
Note: Contact your device manufacturer to verify that your model will work with a CableCARD and for all required software needed to ensure compatibility.
CableCARDS do not support On Demand content at this time including:
Interested in getting a CableCARD? Contact us.
CableCARDs can be ordered for delivery or picked up at your local Spectrum store. CableCARD-compatible/ready devices can be purchased at retail stores.
Learn how to self-install a CableCARD into a CableCARD-compatible retail device.
Contact us to schedule an installation appointment.
If you choose to uninstall the card, please let us know as soon as possible. You’ll then have the option to either return your CableCARD to your local Spectrum store or schedule a technician to come to your home to uninstall it for you.
Disclaimer: CableCARD customers subscribing to any service package in which Spectrum equipment is included in the package price may receive a discounted price, reduced by an amount equal to/greater than the fee for such equipment not leased from us. We lease CableCARDs for $2 per month per CableCARD for use in customer-owned retail CableCARD-ready devices. Our leased receivers also include either a CableCARD or integrated security inside the device. Our lease rate for cable boxes with CableCARD includes a $2 imputed charge for the included CableCARD.
If you relocate to an area with a different cable provider, simply return your Spectrum-issued CableCARD and obtain a new CableCARD from your new provider. Essentially, you own the equipment and lease the CableCARD.
If you are moving to a new home in a Spectrum-serviced area, you must return your CableCARD and get a new one.