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Cable Cowboy

John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business

by Mark Robichaux

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Published by Wiley .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7620349M
ISBN 10047170637X
ISBN 109780471706373

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Cable Cowboy is at once a penetrating portrait of Malone's complex persona, and a captivating history of the cable TV industry.

Told in a lively style with exclusive details, the book shows how an unassuming copper strand started as a backwoods antenna service and became the digital nervous system of the U.S., an evolution that gave U.S. consumers the fastest route to the by: 8. Cable Cowboy is at once a penetrating portrait of Malone's complex persona, and a captivating history of the cable TV industry.

Told in a lively style with exclusive details, the book shows how an unassuming copper strand started as a backwoods antenna service and became the digital nervous system of the U.S., an evolution that gave U.S. consumers the fastest route to the Internet/5(49).

Cable Cowboy provides a great context into the cable world that we look at today. Net neutrality, media mergers, and cable deals can be better understood by those who read this book and understand the true underpinnings of the industry that it's all built on.

As far as being a kindle book goes, the margins and spacing are a little off/5(56). Some visionary cable pioneers (the “cable cowboys” Cable Cowboy book the book) realized that it was in their interest to try and get as big as possible, and wire as many homes as they could.

So they set off reinvesting every dime they had in the business and begging banks /5. Cable Cowboy is at once a penetrating portrait of Malone's complex persona, and a captivating history of the cable TV industry.

Told in a lively style with exclusive details, the book shows how an unassuming copper strand started as a backwoods antenna service and became the digital nervous system of the U.S., an evolution that gave U.S.

consumers the fastest route to the : Wiley. Cable Cowboy isat once a penetrating portrait of Malone's complex persona, and acaptivating history of the cable TV industry.

Told in a livelystyle with exclusive details, the book shows how an unassumingcopper strand started as a backwoods antenna service and became thedigital nervous system of the U.S., an evolution that gave ers the fastest route to the Internet. Cable Cowboy is the biography of John Malone, an American business man, who became a billionaire in the cable TV is also the largest individual private landowner in the USA.

I found Cable Cowboy an interesting biography, and it tells the history of the cable TV industry in the USA well. While the business aspects are well covered, I would have liked to learn a bit more 7/10(1).

Cable Cowboy isat once a penetrating portrait of Malone's complex persona, and acaptivating history of the cable TV industry. Told in a livelystyle with exclusive details, the book shows how an unassumingcopper strand started as a backwoods antenna service and became thedigital nervous system of the U.S., an evolution that gave ers.

Cable Cowboy is at once a penetrating portrait of Malone's complex persona, and a captivating history of the cable TV industry. Told in a lively style with exclusive details, the book shows how an unassuming copper strand started as a backwoods antenna service and became the digital nervous system of the U.S., an evolution that gave U.S Reviews: Cable Cowboy is at once a penetrating portrait of Malone's complex persona, and a captivating history of the cable TV industry.

Told in a lively style with exclusive details, the book shows how an unassuming copper strand started as a backwoods antenna service and became the digital nervous system of the U.S., an evolution that gave U.S.

Cable Cowboy: John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Businessby Mark Robichaux avg. rating Ratings. John Malone, hailed as one of the great unsung heroes of our age by some and reviled by others as a ruthless robber baron, is revealed as a bit of.

Cable Cowboy is at once a penetrating portrait of Malone's complex persona, and a captivating history of the cable TV industry. Told in a lively style with exclusive details, the book shows how an unassuming copper strand started as a backwoods antenna service and became the digital nervous system of the US, an evolution that gave US consumers the fastest route to the : Mark Robichaux.

Praise for Cable Cowboy "Cable Cowboy is a first-rate work by a first-rate reporter–excellent, original research on a topic that deserves it." –Bryan Burrough author of Barbarians at the Gate, and Dragonfly: NASA and the Crisis Aboard MIR "With skill and precision, author Mark Robichaux paints a portrait of a man who is both fox and lamb.

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Passa al contenuto principale. Iscriviti a Prime Ciao, Accedi Account e liste Accedi Account e liste Resi e ordini Iscriviti a Prime Carrello. Tutte le categorie. VAI. Summary Malone is considered the grandfather of the cable industry but many also saw him as a rapacious, Machiavellian bully.

He skated close to securities laws violations and extracted a price for the progress he offered, much like industrial powers Andrew Carnegie or JP Morgan before him.

He had the power to decide which cable networks survived, he defied regulators. The book is sketching John Malone’s business history from the early 70ties, when he joined the almost bankrupt regional cable company TCI until the early s when he already was a billionaire. For me, especially the following points stood out: Malone as CEO/cable operator.

Cable Cowboy provides a great context into the cable world that we look at today. Net neutrality, media mergers, and cable deals can be better understood by those who read this book and understand the true underpinnings of the industry that it's all built on.

As far as being a kindle book goes, the margins and spacing are a little off/5. Praise for Cable Cowboy: "Cable Cowboy is a first-rate work by a first-rate reporter-excellent, original research on a topic that deserves it."--Bryan Burrough author of Barbarians at the Gate, and Dragonfly: NASA and the Crisis Aboard MIR "With skill and precision, author Mark Robichaux paints a portrait of a man who is both fox and lamb, cunningly ruthless and surprisingly genuine.

John Carl Malone (born March 7, ) is an American billionaire businessman, landowner and philanthropist. He was chief executive officer (CEO) of Tele-Communications Inc. (TCI), a cable and media giant, for twenty-four years from to Malone is now chairman and largest voting shareholder of Liberty Media, Liberty Global, and Qurate Retail Group (formerly known as Liberty.

Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Cable Cowboy: John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business (Paperback) at nd: Mark Robichaux; Robichaux. Cable Cowboy is at once a penetrating portrait of Malone's complex persona, and a captivating history of the cable TV industry.

Told in a lively style with exclusive details, the book shows how an unassuming copper strand started as a backwoods antenna service and became the digital nervous system of the US, an evolution that gave US consumers.Mark Robichaux is the author of Cable Cowboy ( avg rating, ratings, 56 reviews, published )/5.Cable Cowboy: John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business Mark Robichaux, Author John Wiley & Sons $ (p) ISBN Buy this book.