Cable History Makers

November 2005
Multichannel News;11/28/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 50, p16
The article highlights several African Americans who helped in the development of the cable industry in the U.S. Key positions in city councils that controlled franchise negotiations in the country were occupied by the minority in 1980. Black Entertainment Television was established by Robert Johnson, a lobbyist of the National Cable Television Association.


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