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New Comcast Deal Might Hurt Cord-Cutters

"But can cord cutters truly escape the cord? And are they, in fact, saving much money at all?" "No" would seem to be the answer to both these questions, especially in light of last week's announcement that Comcast would be buying Time Warner Cable, writes Farhad Manjoo. "Critics of the... deal argue that it will eventually give Comcast the power to raise prices for its broadband and cable TV services and especially to hold its Internet-only subscription prices so close to its TV-and-Internet prices that few people will see much use in declaring their cable independence."

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