SPOTLIGHT: Comcast gives free cable with Internet or phone service

Cable-provider Comcast has decided to ride the coattails of the digital TV transition by offering free basic cable for 12 months for customers who sign up for at least one other Comcast service.

New users can get basic cable (20 to 30 channels) without other services for $10 a month.

Will Verizon's next chess move be to offer free basic phone service with FiOS? Don't laugh; VoIP pundits have been saying that voice on a high speed data network is effectively "free" for quite some time.

For more:
- Checkout the story at Home Media Magazine, a Questex publication

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