Cox to increase monthly rates

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — Get ready to pay more for cable and internet, if you’re a Cox subscriber.

Starting March 1, Cox Cable rates are going up. Spokeswoman Emma Inman told 10 On Your Side the rates are going up about three to four extra dollars a month. Here are the specifics for the various plans:

  • The Cox TV Essential plan will go from $63.29 a month to $67.99
  • The Cox TV starter is going up from $21.30 to $24.99
  • TV Economy will go up from $34.99 to $38.99
  • DVR service is going up $9.99 to $11.99
  • Multi DVR service up from $14.99 to $19.99
  • Advance TV premier will rise to $92.89
  • The internet services will go up between $2 and $5
  • starter internet will go from $25.99 to $29.99

The reason — programming and re-transmission costs are going up.

This is the first time Cox has raised its rates significantly in two years.

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