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Comcast Bumping Modem Rental Fee to $8
by Karl Bode 12:22PM Monday Oct 07 2013
Users in our Comcast forum note that they're being informed of a number of rate increases, including a $2 per month hike for some users in the cost of broadband service. Users also are facing a $1 bump from $7 to $8 for the cost of renting a modem. Providers have turned to the cable modem fee as an easy way to impose a below the line price increase on customers, and executives have made no attempt to hide the fact they'd like to jack this cost as high as allowable. As always, you're better off buying your own modem from Comcast's list of approved devices.

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