Cable television channels to be upgraded
|Mediacom LLC has begun an upgrade of cable television
service at Fort McCoy, which includes both increased service and
higher-resolution signal reception on certain channels. Organizations
with Mediacom LLC service at Fort McCoy will be notified when the
upgrade is complete.
Twenty-four channels, including Fox News Network, MSNBC, CNBC, The
Travel Channel, Bravo, Food Network, and EWTN, are being added to the
Several new channels including the non-subscription movie channels Fox
Movie Channel, Lifetime Movie Network and TCM Turner Classic Movies will
offer frequency response masking filters for televisions that have that
capability to greatly enhance the video/audio of programs on those
The upgrade increases costs for basic services from $15.66 to $17 a
month per outlet.
Fort McCoy officials said the upgrade is scheduled to be completed by
Until the upgrade is completed, cable television outages of an hour or
less may occur.
Cable television first was introduced to Fort McCoy in the 1995-1996
For more information about the cable television upgrade process at Fort
McCoy, call Kevin Gular at 608-388-2806.