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This Is When Americans Were Most Satisfied With Customer Service

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2004
> Best ACSI score of the year: 74.4 in quarter 1

2005
> Best ACSI score of the year: 73.5 in quarter 4

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2006
> Best ACSI score of the year: 74.9 in quarter 4

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2007
> Best ACSI score of the year: 75.3 in quarter 2

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2008
> Best ACSI score of the year: 75.7 in quarter 4

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