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Document Details


Title: Gustave M. Hauser
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Cable Center. Barco Library. Special Collections
Collection: Cable Center Oral History Collection
Description: Gustave Hauser began his cable career as chairman and CEO of Warner Cable Communications. (The company became Warner-Amex Cable Communications in 1980.) He helped build the company into one of the largest cable companies and while there he helped develop on of the first interactive cable television services, QUBE. He is also responsible for other innovations such as pay-per-view, Nickelodeon (the children's channel), MTV Music Television and The Movie Channel. In 1983, Hauser founded Hauser Communications, Inc. which today is a private investment and operating company in cable television and international satellite and other electronic communications.
URL: http://www.cablecenter.org/education/library/oralHistoryDetails.cfm?id=105
Original Language: English
Video: [Video available]
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hauser, Gustave M., 1929-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1929
Speaker place of birth: Cleveland, OH; Ohio; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Age at speaking: 70
Document location: New York, NY
Document date: 03-Aug-1999
Interviewer: Southwick, Tom
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Broadcasting; Cable television--United States; North America; Oral history; Public broadcasting; Television; Television programs; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cable administrators
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0022741-24149