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Comcast has confirmed the rumors. Prices are going up.

Talk had surfaced in the last several days about possible upcoming price increases for TV services through the company. Comcast has released the following statement:

“Rising programming costs — most notably for broadcast TV and sports — continue to be the biggest factors driving price increases for all content distributors and their customers. While we absorb some of the increased programming costs, they have a significant impact on the cost of our services.”

According to Digital News Daily, customers could see an increase of up to $13.99 per month starting December 18th. Several fees are going up including tv, rental, and return payment. Most internet service plans will also see an increase.

Comcast just lost 238,000 net subscribers in the third quarter, however, they gained 379,000 broadband subscribers in the same quarter showing that consumers are leaning more toward high speed internet service for streaming.

We asked Acting Mayor Cliff Ponte his thoughts on the Comcast contract.

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6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. Doc Ramsay

    November 27, 2019 at 9:13 am

    It’s already way to high, no senior discount no disabled veteran discount.
    Constant broadcast interruptions, black screen, frozen screen, no voice.
    Without competition they can raise the price to whatever.

  2. Michael Perry

    November 27, 2019 at 9:19 am

    Time to drop Comcast just to watch tv I’m over 200 bucks now time for a change

  3. Josh

    November 27, 2019 at 12:24 pm

    This is ABSOLUTELY ABSURD!!!! ALREADY WAAAAY TOO HIGH,FOR SHIT PROGRAMMING!!!NO MORE LOCAL SPORTS ON TV,EXCEPT PATRIOTS,UNLESS YOU PAY THE MONOPOLY FOR CABLE!!!SMFH..AND THEIR INTERNET N WIFI SERVICE ******* BLOWS!! TIME TO START STREAMING. **** YOU,COMCAST!!!!!

  4. Rich Gallo

    November 27, 2019 at 7:34 pm

    Crooked , theiving M***** F******

  5. Kathi

    November 28, 2019 at 10:11 am

    They haven’t already lost enough customers? I guess they want to lose them all.

  6. bonnie

    November 28, 2019 at 11:15 am

    Every year you guys up on your prices some people can’t afford this how long time customer you don’t give discount to or disable Sr citizens it’s not right I am a long time Icustomer can’t afford this an I am disable please comeup with discounts

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