Windstream raises prices on its DSL speed tiers

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) has stirred the ire of a number of its broadband customers by increasing the prices of its popular DSL speed tiers.

As reported in a Broadband DSL Reports forum, the telco raised prices on its three speed configurations. The 3 Mbps tier rose from $39.99 to $47.99, its 6 Mbps tier from $44.99 to $49.99, and the top 12 Mbps tier went from $49.99 to $52.99.

One of the users in the forum noted that "Since 2004 my Internet bill has gone from $34.99 to $47.99 while my speeds have stayed exactly the same."

However, users who signed up for a Price for Life promotion will not be affected by the rate changes.

For more:
- Broadband DSL Reports has this article

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