The Cable TV Division provides a full range of cable TV and multimedia services on behalf of the City of Iowa City. Production and programming of a wide range of community-related programs provide a window on local government and the community through City Channel 4 on the Mediacom cable TV system. Interactive 5, also programmed by the Division, provides a large interactive database of community information, including access to the Internet, accessible through by telephone and the cable TV system. In addition, Interactive 5 provides a channel for live programming.
The City’s internal multimedia needs are also provided by the Cable TV Division.
The Cable TV Division is also responsible for all regulatory, oversight, and administrative functions related to the City’s franchise agreement with Mediacom. Working with the Iowa City Telecommunications Commission, the community’s telecommunications needs and interests are researched and addressed.