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Report: Comcast price hikes tops in the sector

  • A new report from advocacy group Free Press found that Comcast (CMCSA) raised its basic cable rates the most in the sector over the past four years.
  • Comcast boosted prices on its non-promotional basic package by 68% over the period and on its premium offering by 21%.
  • The company is on the radar of regulators and politicians tasked with looking at the implications on consumers of the mega-merger with Time Warner Cable.
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  • Mattster
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    Time warner cable raised prices on their customers already since the merger and did so right before the hearings, they are crooks and exploiters and should never be used
    15 Apr 2014, 09:25 AM Reply Like
  • jzut
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    I live in an apartment complex and cannot have Dish or Direct because I don't face west. So Comcast is my only option. GEEEESSSS tell me something new!!!!! I have triple play and I have to say the internet speed is great but the bill NEVER goes DOWN!!!
    15 Apr 2014, 10:55 AM Reply Like
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