Louisville Metro seeks public comment ...
....on adequacy of cable-television service
by itch 07:46PM Thursday Nov 22 2012
Written by: Sheldon S. Shafer | The Courier-Journal
Louisville Metro officials have scheduled a series of public meetings on cable-television service to help develop a “comprehensive needs assessment” as part of reaching a franchise agreement with Time Warner Cable.
Time Warner has the city cable-television rights, following its recent acquisition of Insight Communications’ cable business. Time Warner is providing city cable television service under Insight’s old franchise agreement, which expired at the end of 2011 and has been continued under an interim operating pact.
Pat Mulvihill, general counsel to Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and the city’s point person on cable-television issues, said the city needs to negotiate a new franchise agreement with Time Warner. He said there is no deadline for doing so.More Here