Spectrum is generating detailed instructions about the upcoming transition on August 30th with billing statement messages beginning September 2nd. Spectrum has also indicated plans to offer one or more free set-top-boxes for a limited time. Additional boxes are currently priced at $6.99 each per month.
“While the City has very little authority over decisions related to the roll out of the transition, we think it is important that the public be kept informed throughout the process. Related to potential increased costs for many customers, Mayor Carter Hendricks stated, “Regretfully, under federal law, the City cannot regulate Spectrum’s pricing. However, we sympathize with Spectrum customers and want you to know the City is facing similar cost increases for services to each of its buildings used to monitor emergency weather changes and other television broadcast functions.”
In light of the transition schedule, Mayor Hendricks, in collaboration with the Hopkinsville Television Cable Oversight Authority, welcomes Spectrum residential and business customers who wish to ask questions or voice concerns about this process to submit feedback about their experiences during this transition.
Questions or concerns may also be submitted:
- By emailing
- By calling (270) 890-0200 or
- By writing: City of Hopkinsville, Spectrum Cable Digital Transition, 715 South Virginia Street,Hopkinsville, KY 42240
- By making public comments at the next Cable Authority meeting tomorrow, August 24 at 8:30 a.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall located at 715 South Virginia Street.
For additional information, please call (270) 890-0200.