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All-digital TV: An excuse to soak cable customers with a new fee?
All-digital TV: An excuse to soak cable customers with a new fee?

Karl asks if I've heard that Time Warner Cable has gone all-digital. He writes: "If you don't have a cable box, they will force you to rent a converter from them at $1.50 a month (starting in 2016), even if your TV has a digital tuner in it or you cannot receive anything but the local channels. If you can get the locals you should be able to get them all. I smell a ripoff here!!" Two exclamation marks. That's how seriously Karl takes this. ASK LAZ: Smart answers to consumer questions And he's not alone. I've heard from numerous others in recent months about the transition to digital cable service and the fees charged for converter boxes. Here's...

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