Cable's big fear: Internet TV

Cable's big fear: Internet TV
Force of habit is a powerful thing. How else can I explain why I spend $200 per month for a package of Internet, TV and telephone –most of which I don’t really need? My wife and I make most calls on our cell phones. An even bigger waste of money is TV, which accounts for $125 of the $200 package. Nearly everything we want we could get online. So why not just pay for the Internet and forget the rest?
Nielsen recently reported that although online video viewing has risen, TV viewing is still done on a traditional TV. But that’s not the case for younger people, like my pal Dan Frommer. He gets shows from the Internet via a Macintosh computer hooked to his LCD television. He can’t get everything he’d like to see. The next generation will likely never sign up for cable TV at all.
Cable companies are faced with a dilemma: do they embrace the Internet and try to make money online, or do they fight the Internet and try to hold off the destruction? The answer is to do both –holding off the rising tide with one hand while racing to devise workable Internet business models with the other.

FOLLOWING THE INSTRUCTIONS, ANSWER QUESTIONS A, B, C.
A. Answer the following question using your own words. (10 to 20 words)
Why does the author pay for a package of Internet, TV and telephone?

B. Are the following statements true or false? Indicate the line(s) in the text supporting your choice.

B1. Online video viewing has decreased.
B2. Nielsen has reported that younger people watch TV on a traditional TV.

C. Choose a, b or c in each question below. Only one choice is correct.
C1. The next generation…
C2. Cable companies…

COMPLETE TASKS a, b, c, d ACCORDING TO THE INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN.
a) Write a question for which the underlined words are the answer: 
Force of habit is a powerful thing.”
b) Put into the passive: 
“My wife and I make most calls on our cell phones.”
c) Transform into reported speech:
“Why do you spend $200 per month for a package of Internet, TV and telephone –most of which you don’t really need?”
Begin with: “My sister wondered why Mark…”
d) Combine into one sentence containing a relative clause:
“Dan Frommer downloads shows from the Internet via a Macintosh computer. He can’t get every thing he’d like to see.”

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