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Telecommunications commission to conduct review of CenturyLink performance - 02/12/18

VANCOUVER, Wash. -- The City/County Telecommunications Commission will conduct its biennial public review of CenturyLink's Prism cable service performance at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Vancouver City Council Chambers, 415 W. 6th St. The session will also be televised live on Clark/Vancouver Television (CVTV) Comcast Cable Channel 23/323 HD and CenturyLink channels 8021 and 8521 HD.

"Cable television subscribers are encouraged to give us their feedback about how they think CenturyLink is doing by testifying at the hearing, or by sending their comments to us in writing," said City/County Telecommunications Commission Chair Paul Dicker.
Comments and questions will be accepted between approximately 3:40 and 4:10 p.m. during the March 7 hearing.

Citizens interested in submitting written testimony are asked to mail their comments to City/County Cable Television Office, P. O. Box 1995, Vancouver, Washington, 98668, or email them to tracie.looney@cityofvancouver.us. Written comments will be accepted through April 7.

CenturyLink is operating under a 5-year franchise, granted in January 2016, to provide cable television services in Vancouver and Clark County, Washington. Under the terms of the franchise agreement, the telecommunications commission conducts regular reviews of the cable operator's performance.

The eight-member telecommunications commission is a volunteer citizen board that advises the Vancouver City Council and the Clark County Board of Commissioners on all matters related to the cable television franchise agreements with Comcast and CenturyLink. For more information about the commission, including meeting agendas and minutes, visit www.cityofvancouver.us/tc.

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