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Cable Televison The history of cable television has had a great jump from houses being able to have 12 channels in 1948 until modern day inventions like directv which can offer you up to 600 channels In 1950 14000 homes nationwide had cable television while in 1996 more than 64 million households chose to subscribe to cable Cable has went through many changes over the years from antennas to satelites and much more Originated in 1948 as a service to households in mountainsor geographically remote areas where reception of over-the-air television signals was poor Antennas were erected on mountain tops or other high points and homes were wired and connected to these towers to receive the broadcast signals By 1950 70 cable systems served 14000 subscribers nationwide In the late 1950s when cable operators began to take advantage of their ability to pick up broadcast signals from hundreds of miles away access to these distant signals change the focus of cables role from one of transmitting local broadcast signals to one of providing new programming choices By 1962 almost 800 cable systems serving 850000 subscribers were in business In the early 1970s the FCC continues its restrictive policies by enacting regulations that limited the ability of cable operators to offer movies sporting events and syndicated programming In 1972 Charles Dolan and Gerald Levin of Sterling Manhattan Cable launched the nations first pay-TV-network-Home Box
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