Direc-TV now is $35, though AT&T wireless customers get a discount.
Both have more channels to livestream, but they don't have all the locals.
A spokeswoman for Cox Cable, which serves most of the county, said Cox doesn't currently have an offer similar to Spectrum's. But she said Cox focuses on adding value to its cable packages with services like apps, WiFi hotspots and security programs.
With more options seemingly on the way, families like Estrella's may soon be able to strike a balance that works better for their budget.