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Verizon DSL vs Comcast Cable

Chris Devers <cdevers at> writes:

> On Sun, 22 Feb 2004, Mike Gorse wrote:
>> Contiental Cablevision?  I haven't ever heard of them.  How much do they 
>> charge?
> They were the company that mutated, over the course of a decade or so,
> into Comcast. In the 80s [?], they were pretty much the main cable company
> in the region (and much of the country), but -- and corrections here are
> welcome -- they became AT&T Cable in the early 90s, and were then sold to
> Comcast by 2000 or so. 

Continental Cablevision -> MediaOne -> AT&T -> Comcast (at least locally)

There were some MediaOne<->TimeWarner swaps, too, to consolidate
service areas (Somerville used to be TimeWarner but got swapped to
MediaOne several years ago).

> Chris Devers


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