Time Warner Cable subscribers in Maine, parts of New Hampshire and the Berkshires can continue to watch New England Cable News after the cable company changed plans to drop the regional cable channel.
According to NECN, viewers, along with several politicians including Massachusetts Senators Ed Markey (D) and Elizabeth Warren (D) along with Maine Senators Susan Collins (R) and Angus King (I) protested the move.
“We appreciate that the residents of Maine and New England view NECN as a critical service,” Mike St. Peter, NECN senior vice president and general manager said in a statement. “We are thrilled Time Warner heard their customers’ voices and will continue to carry NECN.”
Time Warner said in a statement, “NECN has now agreed to work with our leadership at Time Warner Cable News to improve the quality of their local programming for our customers.” Read more