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MetroCast rates going up

Like everything else, it’s going to cost you more to watch movies, surf the Internet or make a phone call, if you’re a MetroCast customer. The utility is sending out notices in April bills announcing the rate changes, which go into effect July 1.  Most single-line items are going up a dollar or two.

In a letter to the Board of Supervisors, MetroCast General Manager William Newborg said increasing fuel and electricity costs have increased dramatically this year. He also mentioned that costs associated with high-rated content programming continues to increase “well in excess of the Consumer Price Index.”

Well, what isn’t increasing at that rate these days? Oh yeah, our paychecks.  Here’s a look at the new MetroCast rates.