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Broadcast tv fee

Feel the broadcast tv fee and sports fee are over the top. Just came back for xfinity cable they are trying to charge me $30 broadcast tv fee and $17 sports fee and an $11 franchise fee. Is this really the cost of hidden xfinity fees? I’m gonna get with customer service in a bit, but I need to get my mind right and find an hour I can waste!
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@Bentoveragain wrote:
Feel the broadcast tv fee and sports fee are over the top. Just came back for xfinity cable they are trying to charge me $30 broadcast tv fee and $17 sports fee and an $11 franchise fee. Is this really the cost of hidden xfinity fees? I’m gonna get with customer service in a bit, but I need to get my mind right and find an hour I can waste!

Hi . . $30 for broadcast tv fee, for any of Xfinity market areas, sounds Excessive.

BUT, don't blame Xfinity for broadcast tv fees. . . .  imo: It's the broadcast networks & stations that are fleecing  the American people.

 

i found the following while surfing Google for other unrelated info.

I expect the article is accurate, & remember it only represents the 2016 amount for ONE broadcast network,  with a projected more than doubling of the amount CBS will collect by 2020,  . . ouch!!

 

https://www.fiercevideo.com/broadcasting/cbs-earned-1b-broadcast-retransmission-fees-2016

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