TITLE

Comcast Eyes 3.7% Rate Hike

AUTHOR(S)
Haugsted, Linda
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;10/13/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 40, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the plan of Comcast to raise cable rates across the U.S. an average of 3.7% in 2008. Notices have been sent to consumers about the change in rates, with customers in Maryland facing a raise for the standard service from $56.40 to $60. Other tiers of programming will also have their rates raised. Comcast spokeswoman Jenni Moyer has emphasized that only the cable prices are rising, with high-speed data and telephony service prices remaining the same.
ACCESSION #
34964841

 

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