By Lesley HunterHAMILTON – Cable industry veteran Owen Boris died Saturday night at his home in Hamilton after suffering a heart attack. He was 79.Boris founded Hamilton’s Mountain Cablevision in 1959 and remained principal owner of the successful cableco for half a century before selling the business to Shaw Communications in July 2009. At that time, Boris told Cartt.ca that he felt that the time was right to retire and to “pass this great history on to someone with more financial muscle.”Fellow industry veteran JR Shaw described Boris as “truly one of a kind”.“There’s no one else in the industry quite like...
OBITUARY: Cable pioneer Owen Boris remembered as “one-of-a-kind”
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