If I cancel my service after 11 days, why should I be required to pay for an entire month?

Merry Bruton canceled her cable TV service in April after only 11 days of service. But Suddenlink, her cable TV provider, is forcing her to pay for an entire month of service. Why, asks Bruton, does she have to pay for 19 days of service that she isn’t receiving?

Help! My AT&T bill just increased $50. Is there a fix?

Bridges was one of many people who benefited by buying a bundle from the telecommunications company, which recently acquired DirecTV. It was a great deal, lowering his bill by $50 per month by adding a DirecTV satellite television package onto his existing AT&T phone and Internet service.

But when the promotional period ended, Bridges’ bill rose by $50 per month.

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