If you haven’t been watching, you may have missed the fact that the telcos are becoming serious competitors to the cable companies. For the last few years it seemed cable companies were invincible but recently the phone companies with products like FiOS are giving very good value and customers are buying it. I mean this literally and figuratively of course. My informal discussions with FiOS customers tells me the product is great and many people tell me their FiOS service is much better than cable.
If you are interested in learning more about how Comcast is doing competing against the phone companies, be sure to check out this Wall Street Journal article titled Cable’s Picture Gets Fuzzier.