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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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Why Is Comcast Dropping Fuse?

Q. I read that Comcast is getting rid of the Fuse channel. Why would they do that? I watch it all the time, particularly for its reality shows. — Anne, Owings, Maryland.  Anne, it’s true. Comcast is dropping the Fuse channel, which features shows of interest to multiple cultures such as T-Pain’s School of Business,

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Dish Becomes 5th Pay TV Op to Raise Prices For 2019

Dish this weekend has begun alerting existing subscribers that prices on their programming packages will rise in January, the fifth major pay TV operator to announce that it’s hiking monthly video fees in 2019. DIRECTV, U-verse, Comcast, Charter and now Dish have all announced that prices will go up, although the pay TV industry has

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Doesn’t Comcast Have a Streaming Service?

Q. I read that Comcast may offer a streaming service next year like Sling TV and DIRECTV Now. But I thought Comcast already had a streaming service. Am I wrong? — Thomas, Prince Frederick, Maryland. A. Thomas, you are referring to a recent holiday message from NBC Universal chief Steve Burke to his employees in

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Can You Watch Netflix In 4K On Comcast?

Q. I see that Comcast has Netflix now, but I was wondering if you can get Netflix’s 4K lineup while watching it on Comcast? — Jen, Miami. Jen, as you note, Comcast is now offering Netflix as one of its streaming services on its X1 set-top. And, yes Jen, you can watch Netflix’s 4K programming

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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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Comcast Hikes Sports, Broadcast Fees By 288% In 4 Years

Comcast has increased its ‘Broadcast TV’ and ‘Regional Sports’ fees by a combined 288 percent in just four years, far more than any other major pay TV provider in that time period. The nation’s largest cable operator first added a regional sports fee to subscriber bills in January 2015 with a $1 a month surcharge.

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