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Ralph Roberts, founder of cable giant Comcast, dies at 95

...cable industry, with a $500,000 purchase of American Cable Systems, a company with 1,200 subscribers in Tupelo, Miss...bought AT&T Broadband, the telephone company's cable systems, in 2002.Roberts stayed CEO of Comcast until 2002...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-19/ralph-roberts-founder-cabl
Profits keep growing for Mayweather-Pacquiao bout

...HBO and Show?time have yet to announce the pay-per-view price, saying they are still in negotiations with cable systems and satellite providers. Those negotiations are mostly about how the money will be divided between the broadcasters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-03-24/profits-keep-growing
Augusta soldier writes poetry, publishes book

...thoughts include when he came under mortar attack his first week in Iraq in 2004, while installing Internet and telephone cable systems at a prisoner of war camp.He said the experience broke what he considered to be writer's block and inspired a poem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-26/augusta-soldier-writes-poetry
Cable policies pivotal to digital TV

...perhaps as early as this fall, cable systems will have to cooperate or it's...Cable TV executives say local cable systems will be ready to pipe the sharper...government pressure to force local cable systems to carry the advanced digital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/05/tec_227514.shtml
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Cable industry's policies pivotal to success of coming digital TV

...perhaps as early as this fall, cable systems will have to cooperate or it's...Cable TV executives say local cable systems will be ready to pipe the sharper...the government to force local cable systems to carry the advanced digital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/04/tec_227430.shtml
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Bill takes aim at cable TV price gouging

WASHINGTON -- Local cable systems could face continued rate regulation if their communities determine...build as the deregulation deadline closes in. Under the bill, cable systems would be deregulated as scheduled on March 31, 1999, unless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/30/bus_234619.shtml
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Digital TV standards announced

...receivers that work with their cable systems under an agreement between television...and schedule information through cable systems so consumers can use them with...digital television over their cable systems." Two other matters still need...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/24/tec_284383.shtml
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Kentucky Derby broadcast safe for now

...all. Time Warner agreed Tuesday to return ABC to its cable systems for the time being, lifting a blackout that had threatened...priority." The dispute left seven ABC stations off local cable systems, including New York and Los Angeles, as of Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/03/oth_287096.shtml
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FCC proposes requirement to recruit, but not hire, minorities, women

...to ensure that TV, radio and cable systems cast a wide net when filling vacancies...however, stations and local cable systems would no longer review whether...Thursday's recruitment proposal to cable systems, the FCC hopes to pre-empt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/20/tec_245269.shtml
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Cable's tradeoff: more channels or higher quality?

...the nation's 11,000-plus cable systems. Cable companies view digital...sooner, most suburban and city cable systems, which serve the vast majority...And to offer highdefinition, cable systems would have to sacrifice channels...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/07/tec_209544.shtml
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