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WHY AM I CHARGED A BROADCAST FEE?

 

 

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@cathypitman1 wrote:

WHY AM I CHARGED A BROADCAST FEE?

 

 


The Broadcast TV Fee is an itemized charge that you will see on your bill. This is not a government-mandated or required fee and will increase from time to time. This fee is based upon the fees that local broadcasters charge us to carry their networks. We pay over and above this fee to meet our total obligation to local broadcasters in order to carry their channels. Broadcasters have begun to increase their charges regularly, and we have limited control over the amount or pace of these increases. As a result, the Broadcast TV Fee is not included as a part of our promotional pricing or pricing under your minimum-term agreement and can increase during your promotion or minimum-term. You will receive advance notice before an increase takes effect.

 

You can learn more about other taxes and fees in this article:

https://www.xfinity.com/support/articles/most-common-taxes-fees-surcharges-on-your-bill

 

Also, here’s a relevant news article:

https://tvnewscheck.com/article/113507/forecasting-the-future-for-retrans-revenue/

 

-ComcastDan