Cable Cowboy: John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable by Mark Robichaux

By Mark Robichaux

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An within examine a cable titan and his industry

John Malone, hailed as one of many nice unsung heroes of our age via a few and reviled by way of others as a ruthless robber baron, is printed as just a little either in Cable Cowboy. For greater than twenty-five years, Malone has ruled the cable tv undefined, shaping the area of leisure and communications, first together with his cable corporation TCI and later with Liberty Media. Written with Malone's extraordinary cooperation, the attractive narrative brings this debatable capitalist and businessman to lifestyles.

Cable Cowboy is immediately a penetrating portrait of Malone's advanced character, and a charming heritage of the cable television undefined. advised in a full of life sort with unique information, the booklet indicates how an unassuming copper strand all started as a backwoods antenna provider and have become the electronic frightened procedure of the united states, an evolution that gave U.S. shoppers the quickest path to the web.

Cable Cowboy finds the forces that propelled this pioneer to such nice heights, and captures the immovable conviction and quicksilver brain that experience outlined John Malone all through his occupation.

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