Is America’s ‘Triple Play’ Overcharged $170.00+ Per Month Compared to Europe?

  • FACT SHEET (2 page PDF): US Triple Play (broadband, phone, and cable TV) is overcharged, on average, $170.00 per month, or more, compared to Europe.
  • US average price per month is $217.00, according to Consumer Reports.
  • Average triple play price per month is $24-$ 47 dollars, according to the European Union.
  • Broadcast TV and Sports Programming Fee went up 751% to $19.15 a month on a basic Spectrum triple play from $2.25 only 6 years ago, based on Spectrum Brooklyn, Nov. 2020 bill.



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Bruce Kushnick

Bruce Kushnick


New Networks Institute,Executive Director, & Founding Member, IRREGULATORS; Telecom analyst for 40 years, and I have been playing the piano for 65 years.