Remembering Ralph Roberts

Ralph Roberts, the founder of Comcast, has passed away at 95 years old.

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AP Photo/Richard Drew
Comcast executives, from left, founder Ralph Roberts, CEO Brian Roberts, and Steve Burke pose after a morning conference call in New York. Comcast is close to sealing a deal to take control of NBC Universal from General Electric Co. in a transaction ultimately expected to be worth $30 billion. If regulators approve the deal, Comcast would be one of the nation's largest entertainment companies. Photo taken July 9, 2001. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett
AT&T Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael Armstrong, left, Comcast Corporation Chairman Ralph J. Roberts, center, and Comcast President Brian L. Roberts, pose together following their announcement of AT&T Broadband's merger with Comcast on Dec. 20, 2001, in New York. (Credit: AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett)
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AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett
Comcast Corporation Chairman Ralph J. Roberts, right, looks on as AT&T Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael Armstrong, answers questions during the announcement of AT&T Broadband's merger with Comcast on Dec. 20, 2001, in New York. (Credit: AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett)
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AP Photo/Mitch Jacobson
Ralph J. Roberts, right, Comcast Corp. chairman, gestures as his son Brian L. Roberts, center, Comcast's chief executive, center, and Charles M. Lillis, MediaOne Group Inc. chief executive, listen during a news conference in New York on March 22, 1999. Comcast is buying rival cable TV operator MediaOne for nearly $49 billion, trying to speed its path to a future when cable companies become media supermarkets offering TV, telephone service and high-speed Internet hookups. (Credit: AP Photo/Mitch Jacobson)
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AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
Comcast Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian Roberts, right, talks to his father, Ralph Roberts, founder of Comcast Corporation, on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 11, 2010, before the start of a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on consumers, competition, and the proposed Comcast-NBC merger. (Credit: AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
Comcast Corporation founder Ralph Roberts attends a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on consumers, competition, and the proposed Comcast-NBC merger on March 11, 2010, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Credit: AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
Comcast Corporation founder Ralph Roberts, attends a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on consumers, competition, and the proposed Comcast-NBC merger on March 11, 2010, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Credit: AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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