F.C.C. Set to End Sole Cable Deals for Apartments

It really infuriated me when I called up a competing cable company and was told that my block “exclusively” Time Warner. Hopefully this latest move by the F.C.C. will change all that nonsense, and make my ridiculous cable bill a little cheaper at the same time.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 “”The Federal Communications Commission, hoping to reduce the rising costs of cable television, is preparing to strike down thousands of contracts this week that gave individual cable companies exclusive rights to provide service to an apartment building, the agency’s chairman says. [NYTimes.com]