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Cable rates increase by double digits

UNDATED (WKOW) -- Cable rates in the U.S. are growing by double digits.

A new audit shows that basic cable rates increased an average of 21 percent over the last two years.

The comes despite a law passed in December of 2007 designed to lower rates, and increase competition.

Expanded basic cable went up more than eleven percent from July 2007 to July 2009.

Online reporting by Brian Rodriguez

brodriguez@wkowtv.com

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