Cable Oversight

Local Access Channel Survey
The City Cable TV Office has issued a report to the Iowa City Telecommunications Commission on a survey recently conducted to ascertain the public’s perceptions of the local cable access channels. The survey looked at programming preferences, sources of information about programming, methods of viewership, and frequency and barriers to viewership. The report can be found here.

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Iowa City Update

photo Every Friday, Mary Bryant puts together a two to five minute digest of upcoming City events. It's shown multiple times each week on Channel 4, and you can watch it on demand on Channel 5, and here on our website. Check it out, and find out what's happening this week!

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Our InfoVision interactive television system has been serving information to cable users in Iowa City since 1986. Watch the latest version on cable channel 5 for full-screen video on demand.

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The Cable TV Division's mission is to enforce cable franchise requirements and recommend new policies; to inform the community about civic and public events, issues and political activities of area governments and community organizations; to support cable subscribers in resolution of service problems; to provide audiovisual support to the City and to facilitate other local channel's efforts to provide community programs to Iowa City residents.

Community Television Service

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The Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature celebrates creative writing by outstanding 'up and coming' young authors. Students read their work in front of an audience at Macbride Auditorium.

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Let our Features and Information Unit help you to discover a multitude of people, places, organizations, projects, and events that make Iowa City a great place in which to live. We do this with shows like Iowa City In Focus and Community Highlights.

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