by Audrey Thomasson
LANCASTER—George Bott got more than he bargained for when he asked Metrocast for an estimate on the cost of bringing cable and broadband to his residence off Ottoman Ferry Road.
“It was going to cost $73,900,” Bott told supervisors last week.
Bott lives 1,200 feet off the main line. However, the company said they would have to string the cable on existing telephone poles through the next neighborhood, resulting in a two-and-a-half mile stretch.
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