The Beginning of the Road

May 2008
Multichannel News;5/19/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 20, p34
The article provides information on the history of cable system in the U.S. It reports that although many towns and individuals claim to the title of cable's birthplace and inventor, the bottom line is that cable system was independently invented at almost the same time range. Some of the individuals who claimed that they were the first inventors of cable system includes James Davidson of Tuckerman, Arkansas, Ed Parsons of Astoria, Oregon, and John Walson from Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania. INSET: WIRED FOR DEALS: BILL DANIELS.


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