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Stop the Cap! » FCC Allows Loopholes That Mandate Cable Service for Homeowners, Renters

From Stop the Cap! » FCC Allows Loopholes That Mandate Cable Service for Homeowners, Renters.

Marilyn Castro decided she did not need her landline phone any longer.  The Virginia Beach resident learned her provider would be happy to oblige her request to disconnect service, but she is still required to pay her phone bill, even without the service, for at least the next 25 years.

Woodland Park, Virginia resident Allan Pineda got a similar story when he wanted out of Cox Cable’s landline service.  Yes, Cox will schedule a visit to disconnect service at his convenience, but he’ll still have to pay his cable bill, including landline charges, every month.

Forcing consumers to pay for service they don’t want or can’t use. The FCC sides with the cable companies. Surprised? I’m not.


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