Cable rates to rise
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Cable television subscribers in Martinsburg will be getting higher rates along with more channels, according to the general manager of C/R TV Cable.
Larry Willingham told the city council Thursday that the cost of basic cable is going from $9.60 a month to $11 starting Dec. 1. At the same time, the number of channels in the basic package will go from 18 to 30.
Tier-one service, which includes A&E, CNN and American Movie Classics, will go from $22.81 a month to $27, Willingham said. The total number of channels is increasing to 60 for those customers.