No one from the company would comment on the record, but a statement to Bloomberg blames rising prices for Xfinity — reportedly about 3 percent on average and $3 per month for internet-only service — on how “Rising programming costs continue to drive the highest increase in customers’ bills.”
You’d think that maybe a massive check on the way from Disney or owning its own studio (as noted below) would help with that instead, but just like the streamers as well as its fellow service providers AT&T and Verizon earlier this year, prices keep going up.
Disclosure: Comcast, which owns NBCUniversal, is also an investor in Vox Media, The Verge’s parent company.
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