1. Holyoke searches for downtown space for new public access cable TV station | masslive.com

    Holyoke searches for downtown space for new public access cable TV station | masslive.com

    The city is seeking space downtown for a station for residents to produce their own cable television programs with the $603,000 from the new, 10-year contract with Comcast, Mayor Alex B. Morse said Wednesday.  “I’m extremely pleased with the results of these negotiations and what it means for the city of Holyoke,” Morse said.
    The new contract also maintains the discount on bills for senior citizens of about 10 percent depending on eligibility requirements, increases the amount of money Comcast returns to the city, called Gross Annual Revenues (GAR), to about $400,000 a year from the previous ...

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    1. I'm extremely pleased with the results of these negotiations and what it means for the city of Holyoke.
    2. This means that residents will be able to utilize the new studio, create their own content and programming, talk shows, any idea they have, and broadcast on the public access channel, as occurs in other communities -- South Hadley, Amherst, Northampton, etc..
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