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FCC Slaps Comcast With Fine For Unwanted Cable Charges

Comcast Corporation hosted a conference call with the financial community to discuss financial results for the first quarter on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 in Philadelphia. (Ken Gabrielsen/AP)
Comcast Corporation hosted a conference call with the financial community to discuss financial results for the first quarter on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 in Philadelphia. (Ken Gabrielsen/AP)

The federal government has slapped cable giant Comcast with a $2.3 million fine.

It’s the largest penalty the Federal Communications Commission has ever imposed on a cable company. The FCC says Comcast charged customers for services they didn’t want.

Here & Now’s Robin Young hears more from Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd.

Guest

Peter O’Dowd, Here & Now assistant managing editor. He tweets @odowdpeter.

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