It doesn’t matter how much Apple’s TV service costs because cable is so bad people will sign up anyway (AAPL) – Silicon Alley

There's another reason I quit cable three years ago besides the fact that I don't watch most of the programming that came with my subscription. Modern cable systems are awful: You have to use a beat up old DVR box that's been used by who-knows-how-many people before you. (And then when it inevitably fizzles out, you have to schedule an appointment to get it swapped.) You have to slog through confusing, unresponsive menus. You have to use a remote with more buttons and options than the cockpit of a 747.  And you pay $50 or $60 or $70 per month for that experience, plus the equipment rental fees. Yes, it's great to get a gazillion channels pumped into your home, but good luck finding what you want to watch. If Apple's new TV streaming service, which is set to launch later this year according to reports form the Wall Street Journal and New York Times, can make that user experience even moderately better, I can see people switching over just for that — even if it does have fewer ...

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