It’s official: Comcast is the worst company in America.
The telecommunications giant beat out agriculture king Monsanto in Consumerist’s annual March Madness-style bracket competition to find the worst company in America. As the winner of the competition, Comcast is the official holder of the ever-elusive “Golden Poo” award.
Here is how the Consumerist describes Comcast’s road to victory:
“Comcast’s road to the Poo started out without a speed bump, as the company powered through the first three rounds without ever giving up more than 30% of the vote. And with two-time reigning champ EA eliminated in Round One by Comcast’s merger partner Time Warner Cable, followed by three-time consecutive runner-up Bank of America’s surprise defeat at the hands of Walmart, Comcast seemed destined for the Final Death Match.”
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Comcast was up to the challenge in the so-called Final Death Match, winning 51.5% of the vote while Monsanto received 48.5%.
This year’s Worst Company Final Four included Comcast, Monsanto, Wal Mart, and SeaWorld. This was SeaWorld’s first year in the competition, which is no doubt a result of the immense negative publicity the company has received following the Blackfish documentary.
In the spirit of Comcast’s victory, if you can even call it that, let’s take a look at the 10 lowest rated companies in America according to the latest American Consumer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). The company’s name is followed by their score on ACSI index:
10. American Airlines – 64/100
9. Charter Communications - 64/100
8. CenturyLink Internet Service - 64/100
7. US Airways - 64/100
6. LinkedIn - 62/100
5. Facebook - 62/100
4. United Airlines - 62/100
3. Comcast Internet Service - 62/100
2. Time Warner Cable - 60/100
1. Long Island Power Authority - 43/100