Bright House Settles Public-Channel Spat

Haugsted, Linda
January 2008
Multichannel News;1/14/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p3
The article reports on the settlement of public officials' opposition to the plan of Bright House Networks to change its channel lineup to public, educational and governmental channels in Tampa, Florida. It has been settled with the agreement between the Tampa division of the Advance/Newhouse Communications Inc.-owned cable company and Hillsborough County. The company will provide free converter boxes to county offices which allows the government officials to view public-access programming.


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