Why Do We Hate Cable Companies So Much?

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Everyone knows that cable companies like Comcast and Time Warner Cable are some of the most reviled companies around.Is it because of the slow Internet speeds? Is it the huge monthly bills? Is it because the average American has just one, maybe two, choices between cable companies in their area? Regardless of the reason, the verdict is in and American consumers are less happy with the cable industry than almost any other. But are consumers being fair?

In this episode of Where the Money Is Motley Fool Consumer Goods Analysts Nathan Hamilton and Sean O'Reilly dive into just how balanced American consumers are with their feelings toward cable companies despite the fact that cable company products are better than ever and hundreds of billions of dollars have been spent to bring customers better cable packages and high speed Internet connections. 

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You know cable's going away. But do you know how to profit? There's $2.2 trillion out there to be had. Currently, cable grabs a big piece of it. That won't last. And when cable falters, three companies are poised to benefit. Click here for their names. Hint: They're not Netflix, Google, and Apple.

The article Why Do We Hate Cable Companies So Much? originally appeared on Fool.com.

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