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Tens of millions of cable subscribers across the country pay their television providers for a broadcast TV fee or a broadcast TV surcharge or one of their equivalents without any any idea what those fees and surcharges mean. So, what is a broadcast TV fee for? The short answer? Nothing.
Trying to cancel Spectrum service? Now you can, without the hold times and tedious red tape. Here’s our quick 5 step guide to cancelling easily.
Several gas companies, including Georgia Natural Gas, have introduced “Guaranteed Billing” plans, which prevent your bill from changing each month. But are these plans a good deal?
Deregulated energy states are states where consumers have a choice in which utility to use to purchase their electricity and gas. Want to know if you could switch providers and save money every month?
Whether you welcomed 2017 with open arms or a bit of reservation, let’s look back at 2016 and identify major highlights among telecom service providers. This telecom year in review will lend some perspective to the telecommunications service industry, how it is evolving, and how you can be a savvy customer in the year ahead.
So you want to cancel your Comcast service. You’re probably dreading it (and with good reason.) Well, have no fear. You can cancel Comcast. You can cancel it today and you can cancel it without waiting on hold for hours. Whether you’re technically cancelling Comcast or Xfinity, we’re going to walk you through a foolproof way of cancelling your service.
Want to know how to reduce or waive early termination fees for your business telecom contracts? Get the top 10 tips to save money on your bills.
So you want to cancel your Time Warner Cable service. You’re probably dreading it (and with good reason.) Well, have no fear. You can cancel Time Warner Cable. Whether you’re technically cancelling Time Warner or Spectrum, we’re going to walk you through a foolproof way of cancelling your service.
Last month, Nashville Metro Council passed “One Touch Make Ready,” an ordinance that allows service providers, like Google Fiber, to more quickly install fiber across the city’s utility poles. Today, Comcast joined the legal fray, filing a separate complaint in the U.S. District Court in Nashville.
You’re overpaying for your propane. It’s just a fact: your propane price is higher than it needs to be. We found a case where not only did a personal propane account drop by more than $400, Amerigas actually ended up writing a check for $800 to keep a customer. Want to find out how?
You’ve probably suspected that your cable company has been overcharging you, but they specialize in covering their tracks so it’s hard to pinpoint exactly what they’ve been doing. In a U.S. Senate report this week Charter and Time Warner Cable admitted that they overcharged customers $7.2 million in cable box fees alone last year.
So you want to cancel Comcast. You’re probably dreading it (and with good reason.) You might remember the story of Ryan Block, whose attempt to cancel Comcast went viral when Comcast just… wouldn’t let him cancel. Maybe you’ve even read one of the many horror stories we’ve compiled of people trying to deal with Comcast.
How much data do users need for a smartphone plan, and what does unlimited data really mean? This post examines smartphone data, explores the concept of unlimited plans and their fine print, and explains how consumers can make informed decisions when comparing plans and providers.
Are unlimited data cell phone plans worth it? Ever wondered if your unlimited plan from AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, or T-Mobile is a good deal? Want to know what’s up with throttling?
BillFixers goes Buzzfeed. We’ve gathered some of the worst things we’ve heard about one of the worst companies out there. From the man that Comcast got fired to the woman Comcast called “super bitch,” Comcast has truly earned it’s title as the worst company in America.
Unfortunately, service providers benefit when consumers lack a clear understanding about details, terms, and future changes, which can prove costly. Considering the $1,000 average annual expense, consumers should carefully review details and fine print to make informed decisions about which provider and phone plan best suit their needs.
Thousands of users are unknowingly wasting money through Comcast by paying for an unnecessary monthly modem rental. Many Comcast customers pay this monthly fee for their modem, because they feel as if it is the easiest and cheapest choice. However, with a little research, it becomes obvious that buying your own modem is a much better deal.