Today’s San Francisco Chronicle editorial gets it right today by explaining how franchise reform legislation will save consumers real money. The editorial specifically cites state legislation currently moving through the California legislature.
“…UC Berkeley professor Yale Braunstein, who predicted $1 billion in consumer savings. The number is debatable, but the logic is plain: Competition for the coffee-table remote should be beneficial.”
The editorial also gets it right on the so-called redlining debate that opponents of franchise reform are using citing studies that show that all income levels tend to purchase premium TV packages. The consumer momentum for cable choice is growing across the country. With your help, C4CC will see this battle through to the end.