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Comcast wants to charge customers for not renting a cable box

Last week, Comcast launch its new Xfinity TV app that lets customers stream live and on-demand programming on Roku without the need for a cable box. But it wants to charge customers a $7.45 “access fee” for every TV using the Roku app. That’s the same price Comcast charges customers who use a TiVo or … Continue reading Comcast wants to charge customers for not renting a cable box »

Comcast, AT&T sue Nashville to slow-down Google Fiber

Comcast and AT&T have sued the city of Nashville, TN, over an ordinance that would allow internet providers to quickly add new lines to utility poles—something that would benefit new entrants to the marketplace like Google Fiber. Under current law, each existing provider moves their own lines on the utility pole to make room for another … Continue reading Comcast, AT&T sue Nashville to slow-down Google Fiber »

FCC receives flood of Verizon Wireless billing complaints

The FCC has recently received a flood of complaints from Verizon Wireless customers over billing issues with the nation’s largest wireless service provider. The FCC received 2,079 complaints against Verizon Wireless in September alone—which is more than the 1,442 complaints from the previous eight months combined. What’s causing this surge in complaints? The Cleveland Plain … Continue reading FCC receives flood of Verizon Wireless billing complaints »

Comcast hit with record FCC fine after billing customers for unwanted services and equipment

Comcast was ordered to pay a record $2.3 million civil penalty to the FCC today after billing customers for unwanted services and equipment. The FCC received over 1,000 complaints that Comcast billed customers for premium cable channels, cable boxes, DVRs, and other services and equipment they never requested or expressly said they didn’t want. In addition to the fine, … Continue reading Comcast hit with record FCC fine after billing customers for unwanted services and equipment »

David publishes nearly 2,000 FCC complaints against Comcast

David has published nearly 2,000 FCC complaints against Comcast, voted the “Worst Company in America.” We’ve categorized the complaints so that you can filter by problem type and/or state to find similarly situated consumers. Whatever your issue with Comcast, odds are, you’re not alone. One reason that people file informal complaints with the FCC is … Continue reading David publishes nearly 2,000 FCC complaints against Comcast »