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RCN Franchise Approved by Chicago City Council

On April 24, 2012, the Chicago City Council approved a precedent-setting franchise agreement for cable company RCN that provides stable funding and technical parity for the public’s channels in Chicago.

RCN Franchise Renewal Supports CAN TV

The week of April 16, the Chicago City Council will vote on a precedent setting agreement for RCN, the first of three cable companies to renew its franchise in Chicago. The 10-year agreement ensures CAN TV’s independence and increases its future stability. Find out how you can get involved.