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Jan. 1, 2023SkitterTV and Acclaim will experience a rate increase. Pricing changes will begin to be indicated on the website in Dec. 2022. Pricing changes will go into effect in January 2023.
Jan. 1, 2023Skitter TV will rebrand as Absolute Cable TV in January 2023. The same programs will be offered. This change will not affect packages or pricing. CBPU Customers will start to see Skitter TV branding transition to Absolute Cable TV branding throughout December 2022. The rebranding transition will be complete before April 2023.
Jan. 15, 2023EPIX, a telecom channel offered through Skitter TV and affiliated with the Coldwater Board of Public Utilities (CBPU), announced that it will rebrand as MGM+ in January 2023, exemplifying the network’s brand promise to provide premium cinematic television and a curated leading theatrical library, delivered by one of the world’s most enduring entertainment brands.
Jan. 24, 2023Game Show Network (channel 400) is experiencing intermittent issues due to interference at the satellite dish. Technicians are investigating, however Absolute Cable TV has said there is currently no timeframe on when it will be fixed.
Jan. 30, 2023Absolute Cable TV's cable service provider, Aureon, will be performing emergency maintenance on certain satellite dishes over the weekend beginning at 9:30 am on Saturday which may cause intermittent issues with your cable service. This maintenance is being done to help resolve some of the service issues you may have experienced over the past couple of weeks. We value your business and thank you for your patience as Absolute Cable TV strives to provide the quality experience you deserve from your cable provider.
Feb. 01, 2023Absolute Cable TV will be launching a new network – The NOW Network – on February 1, 2023. It will be positioned in the Select package on channel #98.
Mar. 01 - Mar. 09, 2023Absolute Cable TV may experience an outage period between 3/1/2023 and 3/9/2023, although not all programming will be affected on all of these days. During these days, you may experience brief signal pixelization, interference or complete loss of signal as the sun passes behind various satellites. The phenomenon, known as a solar outage, occurs twice each year, for a few weeks in the spring and then again in the fall.
Mar. 17, 2023The IPTV provider (Aureon) for Absolute Cable TV is having service interruptions with The Weather Channel, "Local on the 8's". Aureon has determined a restoration date and time for the service.
Apr. 03, 2023Please note that Absolute Cable TV's “BBC World News” (channel 114) will be called “BBC News”, effective as of April 3, 2023.

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Acclaim and Absolute Cable TV Programming Packages

Programming Packages Monthly Rate
Acclaim Lite $52.00
Acclaim Choice $90.00
Acclaim Choice+ $95.00
Absolute Cable TV - Prime $128.99
Absolute Cable TV - Prime+ $138.99
Absolute Cable TV - Business $69.99

Premium Movie Channels

Premium Movie Channels Monthly Rate
HBO $20.00
Cinemax $14.00
STARZ $13.00
STARZ Encore $8.00
MGM+ (formerly EPIX) $7.00

Sports Tier

Sports Packages Monthly Rate
Sports Tier w/ Absolute Cable TV Prime $9.00
Sports Tier w/ Absolute Cable TV Total $7.00

Equipment Fees & A La Carte Services

Equipment and A La Carte Services Monthly Rate
Set-Top Box (Per Television) $4.99
Whole House DVR Service (100 hours) $9.99
Additional DVR Recording Blocks (100 hours) $6.00

Watch TV Everywhere

Now you can watch your favorite shows not just on your TV, but on other devices such as computers, tablets, and smartphones, wherever you are, at your convenience. To get your WatchTVEverywhere, click here!

Restart TV

Have you ever turned on the TV and found a great show playing, but it started 15 minutes earlier? Not a problem with Restart TV. Now you can go back up to three hours in the on-screen guide to start watching from the beginning of a program in progress.

Remote Storage DVR

Record multiple programs simultaneously then replay them from any set-top box in your home. You can record up to 100 hours of programming to enjoy when you're ready. You can even purchase additional storage if you need it. And because your recordings are saved and backed on the Skitter system, you never have to worry about losing your recorded programming to a hard drive failure.
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Are you interested in Acclaim or Absolute Cable TV services? 

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