Cable Cowboy: John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business

Cable Cowboy: John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business

Mark Robichaux


An inside of 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 a little bit 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 enticing narrative brings this debatable capitalist and businessman to lifestyles. Cable Cowboy is right now a penetrating portrait of Malone's advanced personality, and a charming background of the cable television undefined. instructed in a full of life kind with particular information, the ebook indicates how an unassuming copper strand begun as a backwoods antenna carrier and have become the electronic worried 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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