Homeowners 'should consider free TV services' as big-hitters hike costs
The Consumers Association of Ireland is hitting out at TV service providers who are planning to increase their prices.
UPC has reportedly notified more than half a million customers that they will have to pay up to 14 % more for their packages from March.
The company is blaming the rising costs of programming and operations.
Sky's basic TV package is set to rise by €1 a month from February 1.
The CAI is urging consumers to shop around and consider the free TV services on the market.