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For the radio station in Charlotte, North Carolina that used to have the call sign WSSS, see WKQC.
Steubenville, Ohio
Channels Analog: 25 (UHF)
Affiliations Silent[1]
Owner Benjamin Perez
(Abacus Television)
Call letters' meaning W S S Steubenville
Sister station(s) WIIC-LD
Former callsigns W25CI (1998-2004)
Former affiliations The Box (1998-2001)
MTV2 (2001-?)
Transmitter power 54.6 kW
Class Class-A
Transmitter coordinates 40°21′59″N 80°35′22″W / 40.36639°N 80.58944°W / 40.36639; -80.58944
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile

WSSS-LP, channel 25, is a low-power television station in Steubenville, Ohio. At one time, it was an affiliate of MTV2, but it is currently off the air.[1] The station is owned by Benjamin Perez and licensed to Abacus Television.


The station began transmitting as a low-power television station in May 1998 on channel 25 as The Box, an automated music video channel. Like most over-the-air stations airing The Box, WSSS-LP became an affiliate of MTV2 after The Box was acquired by Viacom in 2001.

Because KDKA-TV began broadcasting digitally on channel 25, WSSS-LP was temporarily forced off the air. The station returned to the air in July 2001 as a Class-A station on channel 29.

In 2014, the station went silent because of financial trouble.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "Notification of Suspension of Operations". 8 July 2014. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 

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