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  • Comcast Continues to Grow Monopoly

    Comcast Continues to Grow Monopoly

    Jerrold Electrics gave birth to American Cable Systems in Tupelo, Mississippi in 1963. Ralph J. Roberts purchased the cable company, which had five channels and 150,000 subscribers, for $500,000. Six years later, the company incorporated in Philadelphia and rebranded itself as Comcast Corporation, a combination of the words communication and broadcast. Not long after, the company started growing into