This week, CFIF joined more than 30 advocacy groups and think tanks representing millions of Americans to urge Congress to eliminate cumbersome regulations that are preventing new providers from competing with monopolistic cable companies.
Right now, cable companies hold government-backed monopolies on video services. But new advances in technology allow top-quality video services to be delivered into homes and business through means other than traditional cable television. Unfortunately, with the present morass of confusing and often conflicting regulations at the federal, state and local level, it’s impossible to successfully deploy the new services.
Better choices and lower costs for video services would be the inevitable result if Congress would only remove the tax and regulatory obstacles.
Read the full text of the letter to Congress here. (.pdf file)July 28, 2005
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