What's Hawt: "A Comcast Internet user noticed that his provider silently raised its rates under the guise that he was not being charged for a rental fee he should have paid for from the start."
What a shame. These guys clearly have some answering to do. If it's as wide spread as it seems, they might be in for some trouble as well.
The assholes are doing the same thing to me. I used my own modem so I would not be charged a rental fee for using theirs. I noticed my bill was 7 dollars higher and I called. They gave me the run around and now they are "investigating" the situation. It's pretty simple either you sent me a modem and you have the shipping to prove it or you didn't and you are fucking me out of 7 dollars a month...I'm pissed off again just thinking about it.
I don't have Comcast anymore. no more cable bills at all for me since the last summer.. free broadcasts all da way from now on!!!.. did I say "free"?!
Just get rid of them!! I fired them years ago!!
Some people don't have a choice in their neighborhoods.
Just use Netflix, Hulu, and whatever cheaper services you can get your hands on. We cancelled cable and haven't regretted it yet in 6 months of not having it.
@cjflora - but we are talking Internet Services actually. Some regions are monopolized by one carrier. e.g. Time Warner or Comcast, etc.
What do you expect? We're talking about Comcast here. We got DirecTV and couldn't be happier. No run around, no bogus billing, no problems other than the occasional storm black out (I missed part of the Rose Bowl!).
Comcast sucks. I got rid of them years ago for Verizon FIOS. I have internet speeds of 35mbps download AND upload. And thats not a speedboost test either. Thats constant speed. No cap. Here's the kicker. It costs less than Comcast in Boston.
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