time warner http://wfpl.org en Louisville One Step Closer To Ultra High Speed Internet http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-one-step-closer-ultra-high-speed-internet <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisville is set to award franchise agreements to three private companies looking to bring </span>ultra high-speed<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Internet service to the city.</span></p><p>Companies have submitted proposals to install infrastructure that would support gigabit bandwidth fiber.&nbsp;&nbsp; The service would provide access to internet speeds up to 100 times faster than what is currently being offered, according to Ted Smith, the director of the city’s Office for Economic Growth and Innovation.</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:57:07 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9745 at http://wfpl.org Louisville One Step Closer To Ultra High Speed Internet Mayor Greg Fischer Wants More, Faster Internet in Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/mayor-greg-fischer-wants-more-faster-internet-louisville <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisville Metro Government is looking to bring faster Internet connections to homes and businesses in the city.</span></p><p>The faster connections would make business operations easier and allow residents to apply for high-tech, work-from-home jobs at companies based outside of Louisville. And while competitiveness and economic development are the focus, the side effect of the mayor’s plan could be another Internet provider operating in Louisville.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 22:08:35 +0000 Gabe Bullard 7564 at http://wfpl.org Mayor Greg Fischer Wants More, Faster Internet in Louisville Louisville Metro Seeking Public Comment on Insight/Time Warner http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-metro-seeking-public-comment-insighttime-warner <p>Louisville Metro government will host four public meetings in November seeking public input on the cable television service provided by Insight/Time Warner.</p><p>The meetings will be:</p><ul><li>6 p.m. Nov. 28 at the East Government Center, 200 Juneau Drive</li><li>6 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Southwest Government Center, 72189 Dixie HIghway</li><li>6 p.m. Nov. 29 at Metro Hall, 527 W. Jefferson St.</li><li>6 p.m. Nov. 29 at the South Central Government Center, 7201 Outer Loop</li></ul><p>The city is seeking comments on:&nbsp;</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 15:28:07 +0000 Joseph Lord 2573 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Metro Seeking Public Comment on Insight/Time Warner WLKY Returns to Insight http://wfpl.org/post/wlky-returns-insight <p>After 10 days, WLKY is back on Insight Cable in Louisville.</p><p><a href="/post/time-warner-takes-wlky-insight-cable">The station was pulled</a> from the cable lineup earlier this month after Insight parent Time Warner and WLKY owner Hearst Television failed to ink a new retransmission agreement. Retransmission deals stipulate how much money cable operators pay to rebroadcast content.</p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 03:20:30 +0000 Gabe Bullard 1069 at http://wfpl.org Time Warner Takes WLKY Off Insight Cable http://wfpl.org/post/time-warner-takes-wlky-insight-cable <p>For the second time this summer, a Louisville TV station has been pulled from the Insight Cable lineup.</p><p>WLKY&#39;s parent company Hearst <a href="/post/negotiations-continue-effort-keep-wlky-cable">has been in negotiations with Insight&#39;s parent company Time Warner Cable</a> for weeks. The talks have centered around the retransmission agreement, a document that stipulates how much Time Warner pays to rebroadcast WLKY&#39;s content.</p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 04:20:37 +0000 Gabe Bullard 962 at http://wfpl.org Time Warner Takes WLKY Off Insight Cable WLKY Begins Cable Negotiations http://wfpl.org/post/wlky-begins-cable-negotiations <p>WLKY-TV&nbsp;posted what was once <a href="http://www.wlky.com/news/local-news/louisville-news/Notice-to-Insight-Cable-Subscribers/-/9718340/15123276/-/obinurz/-/index.html#ixzz1yBEPk4cB">a fairly routine notice on its website today</a>.</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 21:02:24 +0000 Gabe Bullard 688 at http://wfpl.org WLKY Begins Cable Negotiations WDRB Boss to Local Stations: You're Next http://wfpl.org/post/wdrb-boss-local-stations-youre-next <p>WDRB-TV in Louisville is currently without about half of its audience as <a href="/post/time-warner-hits-button-wdrb">negotiations continue with Time Warner Cable</a>.</p><p>The talks are over how much Time Warner should pay WDRB to broadcast local content. Time Warner says it has offered a rate comparable to what Insight used to pay WDRB, but station officials say it won&#39;t cover the necessary costs to keep that station a Fox affiliate.</p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 19:18:13 +0000 Gabe Bullard 505 at http://wfpl.org WDRB Boss to Local Stations: You're Next Without Cable Contract, WDRB Will Stream Newscasts http://wfpl.org/post/without-cable-contract-wdrb-will-stream-newscasts <p>With the channel <a href="/post/time-warner-hits-button-wdrb">no longer available</a> on Time Warner (formerly Insight) Cable, <a href="http://www.wdrb.com/story/18675894/wdrb-to-stream-newscasts-online">WDRB&nbsp;will put its local newscasts online</a>.</p><p>The streaming will begin at 11:30 am Friday.</p><p>Response to the situation has been mixed. Comments on WDRB&#39;s&nbsp;website and Facebook page range from mournful&mdash;several say &quot;I miss WDRB&quot;&mdash;to angry, with commenters blaming either or both sides.</p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 14:58:04 +0000 Gabe Bullard 495 at http://wfpl.org Talks Continue Between WDRB and Time Warner http://wfpl.org/post/talks-continue-between-wdrb-and-time-warner <p>Yesterday, the talks between WDRB&nbsp;-TV and Time Warner Cable <a href="/post/talks-get-tough-between-wdrb-and-time-warner">went public</a>&nbsp;in a big way.</p> Thu, 31 May 2012 16:07:56 +0000 Gabe Bullard 482 at http://wfpl.org Talks Get Tough Between WDRB and Time Warner http://wfpl.org/post/talks-get-tough-between-wdrb-and-time-warner <p>The contract between Time Warner Cable and WDRB-TV in Louisville is on the verge of expiring.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 21:34:10 +0000 Gabe Bullard 477 at http://wfpl.org Talks Get Tough Between WDRB and Time Warner