09/30/2016

Looking Back, Looking Forward

Dear Friend of CAN TV:

These past few years have seen rapid changes for CAN TV. The new facility represents permanence and the potential for further development in the future. CAN TV’s services are fully up and running. Orientation sessions are filling to capacity with people eager to get involved. And we are pleased that CAN TV and NABET/CWA reached agreement on a contract in record time thanks to the hard work of both teams.

On the cable company side, CAN TV will be funded under RCN’s local franchise to 2022. All of Chicago’s other cable companies are under state franchises, which are up for renewal in 2017. While that is coming up soon, the City ordinance ensures that CAN TV receives the same financial support from all state franch…