Pretty soon the cable monopoly will be looked at like the phone monopoly.
And the tipping point will be LTE/MiFi (and/or FIOS services), coupled with internet content,
I'm moving to a city of <50,000, and they have community based FIOS built out in their Electrical grid, with upto 100mbps service now.
In the end, All of this will expose the fact that the content distribution rights holders (studios, production holding companies, networks)
and not cable...