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Editorial | Island Voices

Spectrum will exile Olelo channels

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2016

    Sanford Inouye, president and CEO of Olelo, stands in the control room. If Charter Communications has its way on Feb. 6, Olelo won’t be there. “Olelo’s channels will be buried in an electronic graveyard known as digital Siberia somewhere up in the 180s in the cable boondocks where nobody goes, in low definition,” writes Jay April, president and CEO of Akaku Maui Community Television, sister stations of Olelo serving 53,000 cable subscribers in Maui County.

If DCCA pays attention to the abuses inflicted upon cable subscribers throughout the United States, it is evident beyond a doubt that Charter is unfit to operate in Hawaii. To do anything less would be a betrayal of a public trust. Read more

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