It Came From Space: Cable's Comeuppance

Cable rates are soaring again. While consumer prices are up 2.9% so far in 1996, cable-TV rates have risen 10.4%. Cable-TV inflation is rising faster than inflation in college tuition, legal services, gasoline, toys, or wages in general. The result? Cable companies may finally be pricing themselves out of the market. Look for the hit Revenge of the Consumer at your screen soon.

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