Cablecasting Limited (CL Systems Limited) was Canada's fifth largest cable television company 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:
- Greater Winnipeg Cablevision
- Calgary Cable TV/FM](served Calgary North)
- Airdrie, Alberta
- Cochrane, Alberta
- Tillsonburg, Ontario
- Thames Cablevision of Strathroy, Ontario
- Allview Cable Service of St. Thomas, Ontario
- Graham Cable serving City of York and parts of Toronto
- Lakeshore Community Television serving Terrace Bay, White River, Red Rock, Nipigon, Marathon, Manitouwadge and Wawa, Ontario.
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.
Before SHAW Communications bought up these assets for $307,500,000 in 1992, Cablecasting Limited had 320,000 subscribers in the systems listed above. It was the fifth largest cable company in Canada .
- ^ Partridge, John (November 23, 1989). "Cablecasting putting systems on the market". Globe and Mail. p. B1.
- ^ Nelson, Barry (November 1, 1992). "Two cable systems serve Calgary". Calgary Herald. p. F1.
- ^ "COMPANIES IN THE NEWS CABLECASTING". Globe and Mail. May 17, 1980. p. B2.
- ^ "Western cable-TV firm purchases CL Systems". Toronto Star. March 14, 1992. p. C3.
Cable, satellite, and other specialty television providers in Canada
1More than 400,000 television service subscribers.