There are still a number of details to work out in Time Warner Cable’s pending acquisition of Insight Communications. The sale was announced last week and a Time Warner spokesman says it’s too early to discuss possible changes to service. Many services can be regulated through franchise agreements, which cable operators sign with governments. Louisville’s… Continue reading Future of Insight Franchise Agreement Uncertain as Time Warner Acquisition Looms
Questioning the fairness of the plan, the Louisville Metro Council’s budget committee delayed action on a new franchise agreement negotiated between Mayor Greg Fischer and the Louisville Gas & Electric Co., saying the administration must come up with a better deal. The mayor’s plan would generate $5.4 million in new revenue for the city by… Continue reading Council Rejects LG&E Agreement, Fee Increase
The Louisville Metro Council ended 2010 with a piece of unfinished business still on the table. The body has yet to decide whether to renew the city’s contract—or franchise agreement—with Insight Communications for the next fifteen years.