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Alan Gerry (born December 24, 1929) is an American billionaire and founder of Cablevision Industries.


Gerry was born to a Jewish family in Liberty, New York, the son of immigrants from Russia. His father was a frozen food distributor. After high school, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps where he was placed in the electronics program and afterward he studied television repair on the G.I. Bill.
In 1951, he started a television sales, installation and repair business in a converted grain elevator in his hometown. Concerned with the poor reception in his hometown, which impacted television sales due to the mountainous terrain, he installed antennas on the top of many of the surrounding mountains in order to provide reception to the people who lived in the valleys or lived on the hillsides not facing New York City. In 1956, he convinced seven local businessmen to invest in starting a local cable television system utilizing large "community antennas" on mountaintops which gathered the signal and then transferred it via cable to the individual homeowners. The company was named Liberty Video. He opened a store purely focused on television sales but soon realized that after an initial surge in sales, the recurring cash flows from cable subscribers was where the income was. In the early 1970s, he bought out his original partners and expanded into Pennsylvania and Massachusetts renaming the company Cablevision Industries. In the early 1980s, he installed the East Coast's first high-powered microwave delivery system, creating 100,000 house sub-clusters. Thereafter, he expanded into Florida, the Carolinas and the Mid-Atlantic States and was one of the first cable operators to deploy fiber optic cable. In 1996, he sold Cablevision Industries - then the 8th largest cable company and the largest privately owned cable company in the United States with 64 cable systems covering 1.3 million subscribers in 18 states - to Time Warner Cable for $2.7 billion,
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New Baggies boss Alan Pardew wants to lay down early marker at West Brom

West Brom boss Alan Pardew is eyeing an instant impact as he prepares to ... Meanwhile, first-team coach Gerry Francis has been offered the chance to stay on under Pardew but assistant head coaches Mark O'Connor and Ben Garner have left the club.
Posted: December 1, 2017, 7:20 am

Coach Francis steps down from West Brom role

West Bromwich Albion coach Gerry Francis will leave the Premier League club after rejecting an offer to stay and work under new manager Alan Pardew due to "moral obligations", the 65-year-old has said. Francis joined former West Brom boss Tony Pulis ...
Posted: December 5, 2017, 12:48 am

Gerry Francis declines Pardew offer ‘due to moral obligations’

Gerry Francis has left West Brom “due to moral obligations” after declining an offer to stay on as part of Alan Pardew’s backroom team. Francis has assisted Tony Pulis since 2008 at Stoke, Crystal Palace and West Brom and despite being asked to stay ...
Posted: December 5, 2017, 1:14 am
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