When was cable television invented?

Answer The use of cable installation to watch television stations reportedly began in November of 1949, according to the American Heritage website. An article in the "Sylvania News" referenced a man named... Read More »

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What year was cable television invented?

Cable television was invented in June 1948 by John Walson, an appliance store owner in Mahonoy City, Pennsylvania, to meet the needs of his customers. Originally called Community Antenna Television... Read More »

Which is better for viewing quality pictures to install on you laptop.. windows television with cable or the windows television software only without cable?

If I understand your question correctly, you want to know the best way to watch TV on your Windows laptop. I'm not sure if you are inquiring about a Cable TV subscription or cable connector. In an... Read More »

How are cable television ratings performed and Do cable outlets have a way to determine how many people are watching a particular show?

Cable companies have no way of knowing what you are watching. Television ratings are performed by companies like Nielson. They can put a device in your home that hooks up to your cable outlet and t... Read More »

When did cable television first air?

Cable television first aired in the 1940s as a means of boosting weak over-the-air TV signals in rural and mountainous areas. The modern concept of cable programming dates back to the 1970s, when f... Read More »