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Optimum Online rates going up for some, Cablevision says

Cablevision reported that 33,838 of its Long Island

Cablevision reported that 33,838 of its Long Island residential and small business subscribers to at least one Optimum product -- cable, Internet or phone -- had no power Wednesday, Nov. 14, and therefore no Optimum service. (Credit: Bloomberg News, 2010)

Some Optimum Online customers will see their monthly bills increase by $5 next year, Cablevision Systems Corp. announced Thursday.

The price increase, which equals 3.2 percent, is the first in a decade. It does not affect customers enrolled in a promotional pricing program, executives said. No changes were  made in prices for Optimum’s cable television and telephone services. Bethpage-based Cablevision owns Newsday.

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