Cox Announces Broadband And TV Rate Hikes
Cox is informing customers in numerous markets that they'll be seeing rate hikes on both TV and broadband services starting on March 1. The company is telling users in Virginia
the Cox TV Essential package will jump 7.4% to $68. Cox's TV Starter package, their most basic option, will see a 17.3% increase to $25 a month. Their TV Economy package is also seeing a 11.4 percent hike. While programming is blamed for the hikes, Cox, like most cable companies, is raising the rates for broadband and set top rentals as well. Basic DVR service will jump 20% from $10 to $12. Cox's Record 6 DVR service will jump 33.4% from $15 per month to $20 per month. Most broadband tiers in the region are also slated to see increases of between $2 and $5 a month.