Comcast Corp.'s history: A cable TV company that has gone from Tupelo to 30 Rock

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: February 13, 2013 - 2:09 AM

PHILADELPHIA - Comcast Corp. dates back to 1963, when businessman Ralph Roberts got into the cable TV business in its early days. He spent $500,000 for American Cable Systems, a company in Tupelo, Miss., that strung up cable to carry TV broadcasts to homes that couldn't get clear reception with antennas.

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