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Cablecasting Limited

Cablecasting Limited (CL Systems Limited) was Canada's fifth largest cable television company[1] serving cities in western Canada and some small towns in Ontario. The two major shareholders of the company were David R. Graham, who owned 99.1%, and Noel R. Bambrough who owned 0.1%.

They owned cable facilities in the following markets:

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One of Cablecasting's cable companies

History

In May, 1980, a U.S. subsidiary of Cable America Inc., Cablecasting Ltd. bought up 80% of a cable company in the state of Dekalb Cablevision Inc., serving 16,000 households in De Kalb, Georgia.[3]

Before SHAW Communications bought up these assets for $307,500,000 in 1992,[4] Cablecasting Limited had 320,000 subscribers in the systems listed above. It was the fifth largest cable company in Canada .

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See also

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References

  1. ^ Partridge, John (November 23, 1989). "Cablecasting putting systems on the market". Globe and Mail. p. B1. 
  2. ^ Nelson, Barry (November 1, 1992). "Two cable systems serve Calgary". Calgary Herald. p. F1. 
  3. ^ "COMPANIES IN THE NEWS CABLECASTING". Globe and Mail. May 17, 1980. p. B2. 
  4. ^ "Western cable-TV firm purchases CL Systems". Toronto Star. March 14, 1992. p. C3. 

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