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Release Date: 04/13/2010

New York, NY – April 13, 2010 – In light of the tragic plane crash and the loss of President Lech Kaczynski, the First Lady Maria Kaczynska and other top officials, Time Warner Cable’s NYC region, in partnership with TV Polonia, will offer free access to TV Polonia on Channel 556 through Sunday night, April 18. 

“In the wake of this recent tragedy and as details become available, we felt it was important to connect our customers with the latest information and in-depth coverage from Poland,” said Jeffrey Hirsch, Time Warner Cable NYC Regional President, Residential Services.  “This is another example of how meaningful our wide spectrum of international programming is to our many communities,” he added.

TV Polonia features news and Polish-language programming; customers can subscribe after April 18 at an additional monthly fee.  However, TV Polonia will be available for free to all digital customers through April 18.

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