Ralph J. Roberts founded Comcast Corporation with the purchase of a 1,200-subscriber cable system in Tupelo, Mississippi in 1963. From Comcast's humble roots, Ralph went on to create a company that is the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet, and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. Here's a look back at his legacy through the years.
Ralph J. Roberts was a born entrepreneur, great American businessman and philanthropist, who played a key role in the development of the cable television business. Watch video of Ralph 'In His Own Words' here.
During his more than five decades at Comcast, Ralph became one of the most well-regarded executives in America. He was also respected throughout his life for his involvement in community and civic activities. Explore how Ralph made headlines through the years here.
Ralph Roberts played a key role in the development of the cable television industry. But perhaps most importantly, he was a kind and humble human being who loved his family deeply and unconditionally. Take a look back at his extraordinary life.