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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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3 Towns File FCC Complaint Against Charter In Fee Fight

Three towns affected by the Charter-Northwest Broadcasting carriage dispute have filed a complaint against the cable operator with the Federal Communications Commission. Charter has been without 11 Northwest-owned local stations since February 1 due to a dispute between the two companies over carriage fees. Click to see today’s best-selling TV at! Click Amazon: Sony

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When Will the Charter-Northwest Dispute End?

Q. When will the blackout between Charter and Northwest Broadcasting end? For goodness sakes, it’s been over a month now and I am still missing my local Fox station on Charter! — Ron, Syracuse, New York. Ron, as you know, Charter has been without 11 Northwest-owned local stations now for six weeks due to a

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Second Town Takes Action Against Charter In Fee Fight

Jackson, Wyoming has become the second town to take action against Charter due to the cable operator’s five-week-old fee fight with Northwest Broadcasting. Charter lost 11 Northwest-owned network affiliates on February 1 when the two companies could not agree on a new carriage pact. The companies are blaming each other for the impasse, and also

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Will DIRECTV Carry SportsNet LA In 2018?

Q. Will DIRECTV carry SportsNet LA this year. I’m getting tired of not being able to watch the Dodgers at home. Enough already! If they are not going to carry it, can you please tell me why? — Wayne, Venice, California. Wayne, I wish I had good news for you, but it looks like another

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