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CABLE AND NEWER MEDIA Sixth Report and Order in 1952 left many “White areas.” Repeater transmitters helped. Most common is a translater, which transmits on a different channel. LPTV (low power television) didn’t help much either. Along came CATV -- Community Antenna Television. We know it today as “cable.”
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CABLE TELEVISION Started in Lansford, Pennsylvania. People could not receive TV signals because of hilly terrain and distance from Philadelphia. Appliance dealer wanted to sell TV sets. He built a large antenna system on to receive signals, and delivered the signals via cable to the homes. Now not only could he sell sets, but charge for the service as well.
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CABLE GROWTH Augmentation sought quickly Microwave relays brought distant programming Original programming New types of programming—events, special sports, films 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 1960 1970 1997 Cable subscribers (in millions)
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WHY BROADCASTERS DISLIKED CABLE 1. Cable imported
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course JMC 142 taught by Professor Zaromski during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin Milwaukee.

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