Some truth about Comcast - WikiLeaks style

William Allen Simpson william.allen.simpson at gmail.com
Sun Dec 19 16:16:27 CST 2010


On 12/17/10 12:08 PM, Dave Temkin wrote:
> George Bonser wrote:
>> The municipality charges the cable company per HBO subscriber?
>>
>>
> The municipality gets a cut of that in a profit sharing agreement. The point was, everyone gets their tax or toll along the way.
>
Dave, perhaps you would be kind enough to tell us where you operate a
network and what municipality is able to charge "the cable company"
based on a "profit sharing agreement".

That would be against the law in Michigan.  And I've never heard of any
cable company revealing its profits on a per municipality basis....




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