How to get cable to stay connected

The internet’s biggest competitor, AT&T, is the world’s largest cable provider.

But cable providers are still struggling to maintain a competitive edge.

As more Americans move online, cable providers face an increasingly difficult balancing act.

Cable companies say they need to continue delivering the internet, while keeping costs down and offering more affordable TV and phone service.

The cable industry has been grappling with the same problems for years, and the stakes are now higher as more Americans opt to pay for TV or other services over traditional cable.