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Top 10 Markets for OTA HDTV – Texas

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Next in our ongoing series focusing on the top 10 Over-the-Air TV markets in North America, we’ll be checking out Texas.  The Lone Star state, Texas, is flush with great free OTA HDTV content having 3 cities within the Top 10.

(If you missed out in reading the beginning of the series catch it here.)

If you live in Dallas/Fort Worth, El Paso, Houston or the surrounding suburbs you can receive between 17- to 18 free HDTV channels. This doesn’t include the many non-HD and sub-channels available in the region that offer multicultural, religious and other programming.

Want to know which specific channels are available in your town? Check out our signal locator tool.

OTA HDTV in Dallas/Fort Worth:

If you live in Dallas/Fort Worth or surrounding areas like Garland or Irving, you can receive up to 18 OTA HD channels. These channels include the major networks (ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW, PBS) in beautiful HD as well as many specialty channels like:

  • Movies!
  • THIS TV (classic TV shows and movies)
  • HOT TV (classic TV shows and m     ovies)
  • WORLD (Non-fiction, science, nature, news, public affairs)
  • BOUNCE (African- American programing)
  • ION (Popular movies and TV)
  • ION Life (Home & garden)
  • QUBO (Children’s programming)

OTA HDTV in El Paso:

If you live in El Paso or surrounding areas like Fort Bliss you can receive up to 18 HDTV channels. These channels include the major networks (ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW, PBS) in beautiful HD along with many specialty channels like:

  • CREATE (Cooking, Travel, Home Improvement)
  • GRIT (Classic action movies)
  • RTVNET (Classic TV)
  • MYNET (Popular movies and TV)
  • TELEMUNDO (Spanish-language programing)
  • UNIMAS (Spanish-language programing)
  • LA-TV (Latin music and entertainment)
  • MUNDOFOX (Spanish-language programing)

OTA HDTV Houston:

If you live in Houston or surrounding suburbs and towns like Pasadena or Sugar Land you can receive up to 17 HDTV channels. These channels include the major networks (ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW, PBS) in beautiful HD along with many specialty channels like:

  • COZITV (classic TV shows and movies)
  • GETTV (Classic movies)
  • MOVIES! (Current movies)
  • LIVEWELL  (lifestyle TV shows)
  • GRIT (Classic action movies)
  • CCTV-NEW (24hr news)
  • ESCAPE (Crime drama and mystery TV shows and Movies)
  • LAFF (Comedy, sitcoms and movies)
  • THEWORKS (General entertainment programing)
  • ME TV  (classic TV)
  • QUBO (Children’s programing)

OTA HDTV in Texas:

As you can see Texans have great variety of FREE high-definition, specialty and standard definition channels at their disposal. If you want to cut your family budget, but don’t want to miss your favorite shows, or if you’re just fed up with paying outrageous cable bills then Over-the-Air TV is for you!

If you want to find out more about antennas and how Over-the-Air television works, please check out our blog series on this topic.

And remember, to find out exactly what channels are available in your area, check out our Signal Locator Tool.

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How to restart your phone/tablet

Sometimes, just restarting your smartphone or tablet can clear up issues with apps. The links below will provide detailed instructions on how to force close your Tablo app. 

Apple iPhone

Android smartphones 

Most Android smartphones and tablets can be restarted by holding the POWER button and then selecting RESTART or POWER OFF and RESTART from the POWER OPTIONS menu.

NOTE: Newer Samsung devices require you to hold the POWER/SIDE button and VOLUME DOWN to make the POWER OPTIONS menu appear. On the Google Pixel 6, hold the POWER and VOLUME UP buttons.

How to force close your Tablo app?

Sometimes, just restarting the app can fix things. The links below will provide detailed instructions on how to force close your Tablo app. 

Apple iPhone/iPad

Android smartphones/tablets 

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