Radio: Network on the Way

The World Series games in Boston could be televised only to the Eastern states; those played in Cleveland, only to the Midwest. But next year, the American Telephone & Telegraph Co. announced, things will be different. A new coaxial cable, under construction since October 1947, will tie the two regions together. * A coaxial extension to California will ultimately give TV a coast-to-coast hookup.

The new cable, which cost nearly $13 million, is about as thick as a rolled-up newspaper, and contains eight coaxial tubes, a pair of which can carry 600 simultaneous phone conversations or two TV programs. The final adjustments...

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