Comcast Hiking Cable-Modem Fee to $5 From $3 Monthly Nationwide


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Comcast this fall will increase the monthly lease fee for cable modems to $5 nationwide — a 66% increase over the current $3 monthly fee — which the operator said is necessary to offset the cost of rolling out next-generation services such as DOCSIS 3.0.