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For a broadband company, reliability and low cost are two prime issues. CBC Broadband Company has faced reliability issues over the past 6 months leading to a lot of its users shifting to other companies. To counter this, CBC has decided to offer very low subscription rates for new customers. This strategy will most likely prove successful in getting new customers to register for CBC’s broadband service because CBC does not have any online public forum on which its customers can air their grievances, so the new customers will be unaware of the problems faced by CBC’s existing customers.

Which of the following, if true, most seriously calls into question the explanation above?

(A) Any contact between CBCs existing customers and its target customers is extremely unlikely
(B) CBCs competitors have not faced any serious problems of reliability in the past six months
(C) There exist popular avenues apart from company-owned online public forums on which customers unhappy with a company’s service can air their grievances
(D) The government has passed strict laws that impose heavy penalties on companies that do not fulfill promises that they make to customers
(E) The reliability of CBCs broadband service is not expected to improve in the near future.
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C. Assumption, no online forum = no chance of sharing and viewing negative reviews. This will not work if there are any other forums for sharing concerns

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C will make the conclusion weak

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For a broadband company, reliability and low cost are two prime issues. CBC Broadband Company has faced reliability issues over the past 6 months leading to a lot of its users shifting to other companies. To counter this, CBC has decided to offer very low subscription rates for new customers. This strategy will most likely prove successful in getting new customers to register for CBC’s broadband service because CBC does not have any online public forum on which its customers can air their grievances, so the new customers will be unaware of the problems faced by CBC’s existing customers.

Which of the following, if true, most seriously calls into question the explanation above?

(A) Any contact between CBCs existing customers and its target customers is extremely unlikely
(B) CBCs competitors have not faced any serious problems of reliability in the past six months
(C) There exist popular avenues apart from company-owned online public forums on which customers unhappy with a company’s service can air their grievances
(D) The government has passed strict laws that impose heavy penalties on companies that do not fulfill promises that they make to customers
(E) The reliability of CBCs broadband service is not expected to improve in the near future.


My take is C..

A-Strengthen
B-OUT of scope.
C-Yes,correct, new customer will get info.
D-thought this answer also as contender. May be public get to know about the govt impose penalty , this will refrain new customer from joining CBC.
E-out of scope.this will not effect the new customer, later may be they unsubscribe the plan.

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boiled down to C and D.
C stick directly with the argument -> C holds.

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