Cable modem service or internet service in general is not subject to franchise fees. This is based on a FCC ruling.
Cable TV service does pay franchise fees. And in most home/apts around here that's $50-100 a month once the deals run out. A few years ago an audit showed that TWC applied the fee incorrectly and NYC got an extra $7mill payment.»www.nyc.gov/html/doitt/html/busi···le.shtml--»www.Warpstock.org