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SportsNet LA: Why Doesn’t Charter Lower Its Fees?

Q. It’s 2020 and it looks like the Dodgers won’t be on DIRECTV yet again this season. Isn’t there anything that can be done about this?! Why won’t Charter just lower the fees so every TV company would carry SportsNet LA? It doesn’t make any sense to me at all. — Bev, Marina Del Rey,

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Charter Spectrum: Why You Still Don’t Have ACC Network

Q. I thought my Spectrum cable service was supposed to add the ACC Network last week, but it hasn’t. What’s up with that? Why don’t I have it? — Luna, Lebanon, Connecticut.  Luna, you are right. Charter, which delivers your Spectrum cable TV service, announced last week that it would add the new ACC Network

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Charter-Spectrum: What Happened to ACC Network?

Q. I have Charter Spectrum cable and I read that I was going to get the ACC Network. So last night, I turned it on and what do I see? Nothing! Nothing at all. What the hell?! Why wasn’t it on? — Tulo, Los Angeles. Tulo, you are not alone. A large number of Charter/Spectrum

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NFL Sunday Ticket: Could Comcast or Charter Get It?

Q. I read your story about DIRECTV possibly losing the NFL Sunday Ticket after the 2019 season. Do you think Comcast or Charter could get it? I would imagine if it would make cable great again, if you know what I mean. — Roger, Cleveland.  Roger, the National Football League could opt-out of its eight-year

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Charter Raises Price For 2019 MLB Extra Innings

Charter’s Spectrum TV service has revealed at its web site that its price for the 2019 MLB Extra Innings plan will be $177.99, which is $4 higher than the 2018 price. The cable operator’s price for the package of out-of-market games is nearly identical to what DIRECTV is now charging ($177.90). The satcaster raised its

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2 Ways to Reduce Your Monthly TV Bill

Q. My monthly cable bill just keeps going up and up. My last bill was about $20 more than before and I’m not even sure why! I don’t want to get rid of my service but I gotta get my bill down. Do you have any suggestions? — Eileen, Dunkirk, Maryland. Eileen, I feel your

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Comcast, Charter: Is Cable TV Dead?

Q. I really liked your article on the tough times that satellite TV is having. But I was wondering whether you think cable TV is in the same trouble. With people cutting the cord, is cable TV more or less dead now? — Ron, Milwaukee. Ron, cable TV operators such as Comcast and Charter are

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Charter Sues California Town In Northwest Dispute

Charter is suing the city of El Centro, California to stop what it calls “an unlawful interference” in the carriage dispute between the cable operator and Northwest Broadcasting. Charter has been without 11 Northwest-owned local stations since February 1 due to a dispute between the two companies over carriage fees. Click Amazon: Roku Streaming Stick:

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Can You Watch SportsNet LA Via Streaming?

Q. I know all about the big fight over SportsNet LA with DIRECTV and everyone else. But is there any way at all to watch the Dodgers through streaming? Certainly it’s available somewhere online, right? — Bev, Los Angeles. SportsNet LA, the TV home of the Los Angeles Dodgers, is not available on any cable

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Charter Is Having a Bad, Bad Week

Don’t blame Charter CEO Tom Rutledge if he decides to stay in bed this morning. His company is having a terrible week, and it’s not even close to over. First on Monday morning, New York’s public service commission said it plans to fine Charter $1 million for failing to expand its Broadband network, which it

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