"On December 20, please vote yes on Chairman Martin's cable
franchise reform proposal. Competition is good for consumers, and
it's the only thing that will control cable TV prices. We can't
afford the status quo. Please help us by encouraging competition."
I would especially like to see a change that would allow a
Cable TV subscriber to select as few as five "special channels" as
in the case of BBC America, NFL Network, USA Network, FX and TNT
for about a total of 15.00 per month over and above the normal fee
for the carrier's "Basic" service, which should include CBS, NBC,
ABC, FOX, and PBS. I'd much prefer spending $30 for these ten
choices than $55 for an "expanded" service loaded with channels I
never intend to watch.