Minnesota sues Comcast alleging overcharges, broken promises – MPR News

Updated 1:45 p.m. | Posted 11:37 a.m. Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson slammed Comcast Corp. on Friday, alleging in a lawsuit that the cable TV and internet giant overcharged customers for cable packages, charged consumers for unordered services and didn’t deliver the prepaid Visa cards promised in its promotions. Comcast, also known by the brand…

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Comcast forced to pay refunds after its hidden fees hurt customers’ credit

Aurich / Getty Comcast has agreed to pay $700,000 in refunds “and cancel debts for more than 20,000 Massachusetts customers” to settle allegations that it used deceptive advertising to promote long-term cable contracts, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced yesterday. “Comcast stuck too many Massachusetts customers with lengthy, expensive contracts that left many in debt and…

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Comcast and Disney should stop fighting over Fox and split it up — but they probably won’t

So even though both companies want Fox’s assets for different reasons, and are willing to divest similar unwanted parts like regional sports networks, both companies are now fighting for the whole bundle of assets, including cable stations FX and Nat Geo and Endemol Shine Group. There are personal relationships at play here, too. Don’t forget…

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Comcast Offers $65 Billion for 21st Century Fox, Challenging Disney

“In light of yesterday’s decision in the AT&T/Time Warner case,” Mr. Roberts continued, “we are pleased to present a new, all-cash proposal that fully addresses the board’s stated concerns with our prior proposal.” The businesses that Mr. Murdoch has agreed to sell include the 20th Century Fox film and TV studios, almost two dozen regional…

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