From the desk of Lance Haver, Director of Civic Engagement for Philadelphia City Council.
Philadelphia City Council’s Committee on Public Property and Public Works will hold hearings on Comcast’s proposed 15-year franchise agreement with the City of Philadelphia. We are asking you to come to the hearings and make sure the public’s voice is heard.
The agreement will give Comcast access to the public right of ways so it may offer cable TV services. The City may be asking for the agreement to include discounts for senior citizens, better service, expanded discounted internet, an end to skyrocketing price hikes and a better way to resolve billing disputes. It will also include funding for public access stations and may help fund computer literacy programs.
Hearings on Comcast Franchise
Thursday Nov 12th 5pm – 8pm (Public Comment Period)
City Council Chambers – Room 400 City Hall*
Please come and add your voice. If you would like to testify, please click here to sign up. Let Council know what you would like to be included in the lease agreement.
And if you have a billing dispute, please bring your bill. There should be Comcast representatives at the hearing.
*All visitors to City Hall must enter at the Northeast Entrance and present identification.