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Cablevision lobbying

March 12, 2010

LOBBYING 1999-2009 — CABLEVISION

BEHIND THE NAME
Cablevision Systems Corp.
was formed in 1954 as Sterling Manhattan Cable, a division of Time Inc. The company became independent in the 1970s and was eventually renamed. Cablevision had 3.4 million broadband subscribers as of the third quarter 2009.

Lobbying expenditures between 1999 and 2009 for Cablevision total at least $3.4 million.

COMPANY AMOUNT SPENT BACKGROUND
Cablevision Systems Corp.

$3,385,000 Formed 1954

Sources: Leichtman Research Group, Inc. (broadband subscribers); lobbying disclosure forms with the Senate Office of Public Records (lobbying data).

Graphic research by Mia Steinle, Investigative Reporting Workshop