Comcast basic cable service varies in price at different times, but as of March 2014, basic cable costs around $50 for 12 months. This price changes to a higher price after the initial 12 months.Know More
Comcast also offers packages to save on TV service when it is bundled with other services such as internet and voice. Limited basic cable includes local broadcast stations such as ABC, NBC, PBS. Local government channels and education channels are included with limited basic as well. Expanding to basic cable, adds an additional 30 to 50 channels to a customer’s package. This includes channels such as MTV, ESPN, Disney and Fox news. These channels can vary based on the specific area.
Comcast often rents out cable boxes and other equipment with basic cable plans for a fee. If a customer wishes to avoid these fees, it’s necessary to purchase personal equipment that’s compatible with what Comcast can use, both for cable and for internet. Only certain routers work with Comcast internet service. Some televisions actually have cable box functionality built right into the device, so customers do not have to buy a different unit or rent one from Comcast in order to have the cable work.Learn more about Internet & Networking
The average cost of a modern Comcast wireless router purchased from XFINITY is $109.98, as of June 2015, while the average cost of the same router from other online vendors is $116.74. Online vendors such as Newegg and eBay offer Comcast compatible new and refurbished wireless routers.Full Answer >
In March 2014, Microsoft eliminated the Farecast airfare price predictor functionality from Bing Travel to direct resources to other areas that provided the company the greatest opportunities to meet the travel needs of its users. The functionality was incorporated into Bing Travel after Microsoft's purchase of Farecast in April 2008.Full Answer >
The average cost of wireless Internet service depends on location, provider, speed plan, other subscriptions and package deals. Other factors affecting price include usage amount and offer period. Typically, the cost can range anywhere from $29.95 with Charter, AT&T, CenturyLink and Frontier to just under $115 with Comcast and Charter.Full Answer >
Suddenlink's basic cable package includes features that are included in premium services by other satellite and cable providers. The company also does not require customers to sign a contract, so they are free to terminate services if they wish.Full Answer >