Time Warner Cable shuts off CBS

Kevin Vahey kvahey@gmail.com
Sun Aug 4 17:41:21 EDT 2013

Time Warner was blindsided when Kevin White chose Cablevision. Warner
had quietly built up Somerville, Medford, Malden, Everett and other
towns to the north starting in 1972 and thought they were a lock for
Boston. Brookline would have been an expensive stand alone build-up
and they sold the license to Cablevision.

Cambridge was about the last to get wired and they chose American
Cable - Steve Dodge sold American to Continental and the horse trading
of systems began.

On Sun, Aug 4, 2013 at 12:04 AM, A Joseph Ross <joe@attorneyross.com> wrote:
> On 8/3/2013 11:47 PM, Kevin Vahey wrote:
>> Comcast and Time Warner traded systems years ago and TW pretty much
>> gave up the Bos market.
> I could be remembering wrong, but I think that Time Warner got the original
> permit to build the system in Brookline, showing the Selectmen all they were
> going to do, then promptly sold out to Cablevision before the system was
> built.
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