East Bridgewater Community Television
|Type||Broadcast television network|
First air date
|Availability||Only In East Bridgewater, or extended cable packages|
East Bridgewater Community Television (EBCTV) is a non-profit corporation set up to oversee Public, educational, and government access (PEG) cable tv channels in the town of East Bridgewater, Massachusetts. EBCTV operates two public access channels on Comcast -- general public access on channel 9, and educational access on channel 98.
EBCTV provides community members and groups with:
- Training and technical assistance in the uses of cable TV production and equipment
- Access to production resources
- Time on the appropriate EBCTV channel
Anyone may request airtime for the presentation of a pre-recorded non-commercial television program.
Financing and organization
East Bridgewater Community Television is governed by a board of directors. EBCTV receives funding generated by a small percentage of Comcast subscriber revenue, but must rely on donations from local residents and businesses to fund its operation.