Comcast increases Internet rates unless customers get cable
Consumer advocates charge that Comcast, now the country’s largest cable operator, is adopting a predatory pricing strategy to fend off satellite TV companies. [SignOn San Diego}

I’ve actually been contemplating dropping AT&T in favor of a DISH service. Now that they’ve become Comcast it’s almost a given. In our area they are forcing the upgrade to digital cable at a higher rate even though I have yet to see them stringing new lines in my neighborhood.