Final Note

A graphical history of cable consolidation

Kai Ryssdal Feb 13, 2014
HTML EMBED:
COPY
Final Note

A graphical history of cable consolidation

Kai Ryssdal Feb 13, 2014
HTML EMBED:
COPY

This final note is actually a chart, tracking the consolidation of the cable industry.

Just follow this one route from Comcast to Adelphia, ATT Broadband, Philadelphia Cablevision, Prime Communications, Maclean Hunter, EW Scripps, Jones Intercable, Lensfest Communications, Susquehanna Communications, and Patriot Media.

And now, possibly, Time Warner, of course. (This is all thanks to the fabulous team at the Wall Street Journal):

chart

We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.

Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.

In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.

Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.