Cable firms well represented on 'worst companies' list

Three of the top five most-hated companies in America are cable TV companies, and a fourth cable TV firm and one satellite TV company are not far behind, according to a list of worst companies by customer satisfaction ratings in The Atlantic. Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC), Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and Charter Communications (Nasdaq: CHTR) finished third, fourth and fifth, respectively, while Cox Communications was 17th and Dish Network 18th on a list that thankfully stops at 19.

Comcast may be thankful just that it didn't finish first, like it did in a poll from The Consumerist last year, but as you may recall the cable giant was so preoccupied with not receiving another Golden Poo award that it instructed employees to stuff the ballot box.

Still, like a lot of lists, The Atlantic's list of the 19 most-hated companies in America may not ultimately mean all that much. I mean, Facebook is on it, and everybody loves Facebook, right?

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