We’re going to keep charging the same great prices, or maybe raise them.
When Comcast announced its proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable, it said the merger would bring significant cost savings and efficiencies that would “ultimately benefit customers.”
But Comcast doesn’t expect these savings to bring price decreases, or even cause prices to rise less rapidly.
“The impact on customer bills is always hard to quantify. We’re certainly not promising that customer bills are going to go down or even increase less rapidly,” Comcast Executive VP David Cohen said in a conference call today in response to a question on price. “Frankly, most of the factors that go into customer bills are factors beyond our control.”