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Product Reviews

Getting a better deal from the cable company

Take a close look at your cable bill. It’s a confusing onslaught of charges, taxes, and add-on fees.

With all of the fine print and opaque pricing, it’s hard not to feel like you’re getting ripped off. In the previous six years that the Consumer Reports National Research Center has conducted customer satisfaction surveys on in-home telecommunication services, cable providers have consistently rated below average.

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