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Official start of HBO transmission to ARTEC Metrocable affiliate in Washington DC
Official start of HBO transmission to ARTEC Metrocable affiliate in Washington DC
TitleOfficial start of HBO transmission to ARTEC Metrocable affiliate in Washington DC
DescriptionOfficial start of Home Box Office satellite transmission to ARTEC Metrocable affiliate in Washington DCOriginal caption: "FCC Commissioner James Quello holds the red hotline phone which initiated satellite transmission of HBO programming from New York to the new ARTEC affiliate in Arlington VA. Far left is Pedro Castillo, president of Business Development Services Inc. (the venture capital subsidiary of GE Company), FCC Commissioner Margita E. White, ARTEC's vice president John Evans and wife Susan. At right is Commissioner Joseph Fogarty, who placed the historic call on Tuesday, July 18, 1978."
Date original1978 July 18
Decade1970s
SubjectsCable television--History--Photographs
Home Box Office (Firm)
Cable television--Virginia
Cable television--Washington (D.C.)
Executives
United States. Federal Communications Commission
Metrocable
Arlington TeleCommunications Corporation (ARTEC)
PeopleCastillo, Pedro
Evans, John
Evans, Susan
Fogarty, Joseph R., 1931-
Quello, James H.
White, Margita Eklund, 1937-
CollectionSearle Photograph Collection
IdentifierSR00942
Formatimage/jpeg
Date digital2012
Physical description8 x 10 inch b&w photograph
Holding institutionBarco Library, The Cable Center
CopyrightThis image is issued by The Cable Center. Use of the image requires written permission from the staff of The Cable Center's Barco Library. All responsibility for questions of copyright that may arise in the use made of reproduced material provided by the Barco Library must be assumed by the user. The Barco Library will provide any information it has available to the user.
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