Erie Government Television

Comcast Cable Channel 8

The Town of Erie and Comcast Cable define Comcast Cable Channel 8 as a government access channel. As stated in the cable franchise agreement, and pursuant to the Cable Communications Policy Act of 1984 Section 611 (47 USC 531), Comcast Communications provides one downstream video channel for government access (Channel 8), one channel for public / community access, and one channel for educational access.

The Town of Erie defines government access as access where governmental institutions or their designees are the primary users, having editorial control over all programming and services.