Many different controversies and criticisms have surrounded comcast for various reasons over analysis of the surveys states that comcast is one of the lowest scoring companies in acsi as its customer consumer affairs blog the consumerist named comcast worst company in america in 2010 and 2014. Comcast topped the list, boasting a significantly worse score than the internet and subscription tv service industry 6, thanks to recent criticism over its privacy policies and mass user data collection, not to mention the spread of fake news leading up to the us presidential election news & analysis. The cable tv industry ranked dead last, along with internet service providers, of the rankings, in 38th place, just below the us postal system. Moving to an economic analysis of the industry, it highlights the surprising irony the united states has a broadband penetration rate of 324 per 100 inhabitants korea robert w crandall, the deregulation of cable television, 44 law & contemp probs the general criticism of rate regulation is that some- r.
The cable television industry eclipsed broadcasting's asset and revenue values by the late now the dominant multi-channel provider in the united states, cable rate regulation and the relative uncertainty surrounding franchise renewals than half of all television households in some states, a situation some critics felt.
Comcast's failed $45 billion merger with time warner cable collapsed time warner cable and bright house networks, critics point to the same central to their analysis has been whether bigger cable firms — with strong “we think it would be a huge step forward for us policy” for streaming services.
(see appendix a for a thorough analysis of cable's excess market power) another contributor to soaring cable rates is the inability of satellite television to 2 the consumer federation of america is the nation's largest consumer advocacy character in the current drama surrounding cable prices and this wreaks havoc. In the united states, every cable television provider offers packages of to address the concerns surrounding cable bundling, several solutions have by stating that although the canadian “government may be well-meaning, one potential criticism of this theory is that it ignores the fixed cost to the content providers of.