Anyone who has Adelphia, has tried to get Adelphia, knows someone who has Adelphia, knows someone who has tried to get Adelphia, knows someone who knows someone who has Adelphia, or knows someone who knows someone who tried to get Adelphia can probably tell you how bad they suck. In fact it’s pretty much common knowledge. They suck big time. They suck so bad that in all my years in Los Angeles I’ve never heard a single positive statement or comment about them. Ever. I’ve heard a lions share of complaints and rants though.
Well it looks like some of our Councilmemebers, Weiss and Garcetti to be exact, heard the complaints too and have decided to do something about it.
LOS ANGELES ñ Defending City residents from unfair cable rate hikes, Councilmembers Jack Weiss and Eric Garcetti today announced that the City of Los Angeles has reached a settlement with Adelphia Cable that guarantees a basic cable rate freeze, creates a new low-rate basic cable package, and eliminates a surcharge that will save customers millions.
ìAdelphia customers have put up with poor service and excessive charges for too long,î said Councilmember Jack Weiss who chairs the City Councilís Information Technology and General Services Committee that oversees cable television. ìThe rate freeze agreement will save consumers money, and I will keep the pressure on Adelphia to provide better service thatís a better value.î
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