Cable Television - City of Galena

Cable Television

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The provision of cable television services is the result of a state-issued franchise agreement with Mediacom Communications. The franchise agreement is a contract that sets the terms for the provision of cable services, including service standards, public, educational, and government programming requirements, and system requirements.   

While cable rates are often the subject of public discontentment, Federal law prohibits local governments from regulating cable rates, except for the lowest tier of service.  

For questions or other customer service issues with cable television, please contact Mediacom:

You may access the current channel line-ups for Mediacom cable packages through the following link:

Mediacom provides notice of programming changes and rate changes to the City of Galena.  Notices are posted below by year for public inspection.  


Mediacom Notices                                               Date of Issuance

2017                                                                                     2017

Rate Adjustments                                                                           November 20, 2017

Channel Discontinuations and Addition                               September 25, 2017

Channel Discontinuation                                                      June 14, 2017

2017 Customer Service Report                                            May 8, 2017

Channel Line-up Changes                                                    February 13, 2017


2016                                                                                     2016

Rate Adjustments                                                                 November 30, 2016

Digital Transport Adapters Price Increase                                     July 22, 2016

Channel Line-up Changes                                                   July 22, 2016

Addition of Foreign Language Channels                             June 16, 2016

Channel moves                                                                    April 8, 2016          

Annual Customer Service Report                                         March 31, 2016

Channel moves and Rate adjustment                                  March 30, 2016                     

Conversion of analog to digital channels                                      February 23, 2016                                                 


2015                                                                                     2015

Channel moves and additions                                              December 28, 2015

Rate adjustments/broadcast and sports surcharges            December 17, 2015

Statement of Franchise Fee Payment                                  October 6, 2015

New Service Launch                                                             April 30, 2015

Channel removal                                                                  April 20, 2015

Annual Customer Service Report                                         April 7, 2015

Channel removal                                                                  March 24, 2015

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