Category: Internet

Comcast raising TV and Internet prices, including a big hike to hidden fees

Comcast Xfinity cable television installation truck parked on a street in front of a suburban home, San Ramon, California, May 17, 2018. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images)
Enlarge / Comcast Xfinity cable television installation truck parked on a street in front of a suburban home, San Ramon, California, May 17, 2018. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images)

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Comcast is raising prices for cable TV and Internet service on January 1, 2021, with price hikes coming both to standard monthly rates and to hidden fees that aren’t included in advertised prices.

TV customers are getting an especially raw deal, as Comcast is adding up to $4.50 a month to the “Broadcast TV” fee and $2 to the Regional Sports Network (RSN) fee.

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The Best Internet Deals of December 2020

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Tech’s influence (and necessity) was impossible to ignore in 2020

In 2020, we chatted over Zoom. Exercised with Peloton. Dined with DoorDash. Shopped with Instacart. Meditated with Headspace.

In retrospect, maybe we weren’t using the internet enough.

That might have been an absurd idea back in 2019, when “screen time” and the addictiveness of social media got widespread attention. It was the year that saw a political backlash against the tech industry take root, coupled with growing public pushback from people within the tech industry who feared they’d built monsters they couldn’t control.

But after a pandemic year that pushed more of life online, the idea of spending even more

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Internet Leaders deliver on strategies to succeed in the new digital economy at Cloudbazaar 2020

NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Endurance International Group, the parent company of web presence brands like HostGator, Bluehost, ResellerClub hosted the 9th edition of its marquee Cloud & Hosting event, Cloudbazaar, in association with .ORG on December 11 and 12, 2020. Held virtually this year, Cloudbazaar once again delivered its market-leading buzz with a conference and exhibition attended by 500 web professionals. Major Internet and web hosting companies made their presence felt through brand exhibits and thought-leadership sessions. With a wealth of keynote speakers who shared their strategies on how web developers & designers, IT service and

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Stimulus bill includes billions to help people pay for broadband

Lawmakers also set aside hefty new sums to expand Internet service to the country’s hardest-to-reach areas, upgrade infrastructure that may suffer from security flaws and map the state of the country’s connectivity so the U.S. government can better spend any future funding. The broader package totaling $900 billion is awaiting President Trump’s signature.

Telecom giants, consumer advocates and Washington policymakers on Tuesday cheered the broadband investment, which is only slightly smaller than the 2009 relief law that Congress adopted in the shadow of the Great Recession. Sen. Maria Cantwell (Wash.), the top Democrat on the chamber’s tech-focused Commerce Committee, said

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