Cablevision is being very trecherous, but this post by Om started me thinking.
If Comcast, who has more cable subs and a larger geographic area in Verizon's backyard along the east coast came in and offered the same thing, watch the heads in New Jersey just twist.
This also plays more out more trecherously as WiMax, something everyone from Qualcomm to the telcos are getting nervous about, starts to be deployed by the cable MSOs as a way to get out farther than their physical plant permits. Comcast has some very smart people working on their wireless and Fixed Mobile convergence play, especially in former AOL Voice Services rollout star Jim Tobin who joined them last September. Watch as they and others like Covad start to mash up services, access, content and applications over IP that works as well from the air as on the ground.
Remember TV networks always used to have the sign in the studio, "On The Air" so the MSOs only have to look at history. Sure AT&T is playing with WiMax too, but Craig McCaw with Clearwire and others like Comast are moving faster and will likely have the edge.