Cable rates have increased above the rate of inflation for as long as I can remember. I agree with his observations and goal, but I wonder about the timing of addressing this problem as the telcos want to enter the market.
Way back when there was price regulation, cable rates were pretty steady. But prices were deregulated when exclusive agreements were eliminated. But all we got out of that deal was higher priced services, leaving most of us wondering where the flood of providers begging to serve us ended up.