COLUMBUS, OH, Dec. 21, 2006 – Time Warner Cable today announced it has reached an agreement with Cox Communications to continue offering Cox-owned WHIO-CBS (Dayton) and WTOV-NBC (Wheeling-Steubenville) on its cable system in areas where the channels are currently available.
In the Mid-Ohio Division, WHIO will remain on the lineup in communities such as St Marys, Lima, Wapakoneta, Washington Courthouse, Delphos, Chillicothe, Celina, Bainbridge, Minster, Van Wert, Versailles, Cridersville, Greenfield, Waynesfield and Rockford. WTOV will continue to be carried in areas such as Caldwell, Cambridge, Hannibal and Matamoras. The new agreement goes into effect at midnight on Dec. 31, 2006 when the former agreement expires. There will be no interruption in service.
Time Warner Cable Mid-Ohio Division President Rhonda Fraas said, “I want to thank our customers for their patience as we worked to reach an agreement with Cox. We are very pleased that we are able to continue offering these channels to our customers.”
Time Warner Cable owns and manages cable systems serving 14.4 million subscribers in 33 states. Passing approximately 28 million homes, Time Warner Cable includes some of the most technologically advanced and best-clustered cable systems in the country, with nearly 85 percent of the Company's customers located in five geographic regions: New York, Texas, Ohio, the Carolinas and southern California. Leveraging its leadership in innovation and quality customer care, Time Warner Cable delivers advanced products and services such as video on demand, high definition television, digital video recorders, high-speed data and Digital Phone. Time Warner Cable is a subsidiary of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX).