Ohio Department of Commerce http://wyso.org en State Reminds Ohioans To Check Cable TV Rates http://wyso.org/post/state-reminds-ohioans-check-cable-tv-rates <p>The state's Department of Commerce says the end of the year is a good time for Ohioans to closely examine their cable television bills for any upcoming rate increases.</p><p>Commerce officials say many cable companies raise rates at the beginning of a year. Ohio law requires cable providers to give consumers written notice of any rate increase 30 days in advance. Those notifications could appear on November or December bills.</p><p>Commerce Director Andre Porter says some providers also may offer holiday or promotional pricing to attract new subscribers.</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 43131 at http://wyso.org