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US Cable

US Cable Group
Industry Cable television
Successor Baja Broadband
Founded 1975 (1975)
Founder Stephen E. Myers, Chairman
Michael C. Anderson, Executive Vice President
Defunct August 21, 2011 (2011-08-21)
Headquarters Montvale, New Jersey, USA

The US Cable Group was a Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin.


US Cable was founded in 1975 by Stephen E. Myers and Michael Anderson. Through the 70s and 80s, US Cable acquired and built many cable systems. US Cable had a couple joint ventures with Tele-Communications Inc. (TCI) during the 80s. In 1992, Liberty Media (owned by TCI) acquired 50% of all of US Cable's cable properties. In 1997, TCI purchased all of the systems in Illinois, Indiana, and New Jersey.[1]

While most of US Cable Group's systems were operated under US Cable of Coastal-Texas, L.P., one cable system in Northern New Jersey was operated under US Cable of Paramus-Hillsdale, LLC. This system was acquired by Cablevision from TCI along with several other systems in New York and New Jersey in 1998. In early 1999, US Cable bought the system from Cablevision because of a Federal Trade Commission order that required them to divest their assets in those towns to preserve competition. However with increased competition from Verizon FiOS US Cable sold the system back to Cablevision in 2009.

In June 2011, US Cable sold off its systems in Minnesota and Wisconsin with 33,000 subscribers to Midcontinent Communications and its systems in Missouri with 16,000 subscribers to Charter Communications. On August 22, 2011, Baja Broadband acquired US Cable and its remaining 60,000 subscribers in Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas.[2]

Other assets

  • Warp Drive- high speed internet
  • Smart City-a commutation provider and serves many convention centers and hospitality venues
  • US Realty- (established in 1984)


  1. ^ US Cable History
  2. ^

External links

  • US Cable Group
  • US Cable
  • Warp Drive
  • Smart City
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