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Entries from April 2004

Cable TV a la carte

April 10th, 2004 · No Comments

Some channels can be free – such as the Home Shopping Network, which is essentially one nonstop commercial. Most channels charge roughly between 30 cents and $1. But, a few channels, mostly sports channels, charge $2 to $3 or more per subscriber. ESPN is most notorious among cable companies, as it has increased it per-subscriber fee more than 20 percent for each of the last five years.

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Tags: Cable Television · FCC