Symons DIES

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Cable-industry pioneer Robert Symons, 77, died Aug. 13 at his home in Arcadia, Fla. As vice president of TelePrompter Corp., he brought the first MSO a million subscribers. His career led him to Warner Cable and the New York Times Cable. Symons was a charter member of the Cable Television Pioneers in 1972 and also served as director of the NCTA.