Somalilandsun: Nowadays, cable TV, although quite common, is considered a luxury – it’s television we choose to pay for because we want access to more and better programming. Yet this was not always the case. In fact, cable TV’s story begins with the quest to connect more and more people to basic programming.
The history of cable television is an exciting story that starts with just a few towers being erected in remote parts of the country and moves to what we have today – widespread coverage and near-countless entertainment options.
Yet despite being firmly entrenched in our lives, cable TV appears to be at a crossroads. How it deals with this moment will play a pivotal role in determining how the rest of the industry’s history plays out. Continue reading