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History of Cable Industry Book Now Available in eBook Format

President and CEO Retiring

Larry SatkowiakDENVER, July 21, 2015 – The Cable Center announces that The Cable Industry: A Short History Through Three Generations, a book written by The Cable Center’s president and CEO, Larry Satkowiak is now available for purchase in eBook format. With the modern cable industry facing new competition and innumerable challenges every day, this book provides a foundational synopsis of cable’s history in an easy to follow format in order to better understand the headlines hitting the news every day.

The Cable Industry divides the history of cable into three generations and highlights the industry’s culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. The book shows how the cable industry faced challenges and overcame the difficult obstacles placed in its path. The industry has had its setbacks, but has persevered to become a shining example of the free enterprise system.

The book has been endorsed by many influential industry leaders; including Mark Robichaux, Editorial Director, NewBay TV Group and Author of Cable Cowboy; Mike Wirth, Dean of The University of Tennessee College of Communication and Information; and Paul S. Maxwell, Media-Max Advisors.

The Cable Industry: A Short History Through Three Generations is now available for purchase in eBook format on and will soon be available on ibooks. The underwriting of the book was generously provided by Carlsen Resources Inc.

About The Cable Center
Based in Denver, Colorado, The Cable Center is a nonprofit organization serving the cable telecommunications industry. The Cable Center is the home of the Cable Hall of Fame, recognizing individuals for their outstanding contributions to the industry, and of the Barco Library, the world’s largest collection of cable-related information and resources. Visit us at, for more information.