TV and Broadband Providers Must Stop Charging Bogus Rental Fees

A law prohibiting TV and broadband providers from charging a rental fee for equipment the customer owns is going into effect Sunday.

New Law Will Limit Cable TV Fees, Address Local Blackouts

According to Consumer Reports, the House and Senate have passed a bill that would limit how cable companies charge hidden fees and phantom rentals to jack up bills. Customers have chafed for years at hidden fees and add-ons that take…