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First trans-Atlantic telegraph

First trans-Atlantic telegraph

On this date in 1866, the first telegraph was sent via the new Atlantic Telegraph Cable. This is Robert Dudley's famous painting "Awaiting The Reply," showing Cyrus West Field, tall man silhouetted at right, financier who led the Atlantic Telegraph Company, among others as they awaited the s…

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Tucson Oddity: It's a cable company; so why all the satellite dishes?

Tucson Oddity: It's a cable company; so why all the satellite dishes?

Cable companies do all they can to persuade consumers of their service's superiority to satellite providers.

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Viacom inks deal on fees with DirecTV

LOS ANGELES - Viacom and DirecTV fought to draw on Friday in a bruising bout over fees and agreed to a long-term deal that ended a 10-day channel blackout.

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