Brindisi Calls Penalty On Charter Communications
Congressman Anthony Brindisi is calling for an investigation into whether a rate increase on legacy Time Warner Cable customers by Charter Communications violates the terms of their 2016 merger.
Legacy Time Warner Cable customers won't have guaranteed access to the new ACC Network and instead will need to pay more to add the network to their cable package.
Brindisi is demanding answers from Spectrum and wrote a letter to the New York State Public Service Commission calling for an investigation.
He says 18 percent of central New York Spectrum customers are without the ACC Network as college football season kicks-off.
The ACC Network is the home of Syracuse University Athletics.
All Central New Yorkers want to do is see Orange, but as usual, the only color Spectrum sees is green," Brindisi said. "It's another example of Spectrum fleecing the customers of Upstate New York and trying to squeeze every penny out of them