When Cablevision sends out a press release after 4pm on the Fri before Thanksgiving it can mean only 1 thing: it’s raising rates. This year, Bethpage decided to increase TV rates by $1.45/month. That’s 2.3%, below the rate of inflation, CVC helpfully points out. It blamed higher programming costs (up 12%) and "increased investments necessary to deliver the best possible television experience." CVC isn’t increasing rates on Optimum Online HSD or Optimum Voice VoIP services.

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Nexstar Media Group Realigning

Nexstar Media Group will combine its two primary operating subsidiaries, beginning Nov 1. Nexstar Digital and Nexstar Broadcasting will merge into a single operating subsidiary. The company said the new

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