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Americable notice of outage: Provider Maintenance (16 November 2017)
Posted by Mo Hawkins on 07 November 2017 01:51 PM

Dear Americable Customers,

Americable’s service provider in the U.S. will be conducting maintenance work on their circuit equipment providing our digital cable TV feeds from the United States. As a result, we will experience a loss of the circuit which will affect our Stateside digital programming.

During the below maintenance window, we expect the circuit to be out for approximately 30 minutes actual down time could be considerably less. The exact outage start time is not known but it will occur within the times below. This outage will affect LIVE programming immediately once it occurs and then our time shifted programming will be affected 10 hours later. All locally received satellite programming (17 channels and all AFN Channels) will air their normally scheduled programming.

 Maintenance Time:

Start: 16 November 2017, Thursday 23:00 JST
End:   16 November 2017, Thursday 23:30 JST

Outage will occur in Japan as indicated above for LIVE channels - Ch. 120, 122, 143, 208, 216-223, 520, 522, 618 and 901-950.

Time shifted feed channels will be affected during this window:

09:00 to 09:30 Friday November 17th in Japan

Time shifted channels include: Ch. 121, 123-127, 129-141, 145-158, 209-215, 224, 225, 228, 229, 231, 232, 234-236, 238, 309-313, 521, 523-525, 527, 531-534, 536, 537, 538, 540, 541, 545, 550, 556, 709, 710, and 713.

Affected Customers:
All Americable Customers

Maintenance Type:
Americable service provider maintenance

The outage will not affect Internet Services at all. It will also not impact the locally received satellite channels listed below:

All AFN Channels          CNN Japan                   Fox Japan                     TFC

Commander's Ch          CNN Headline News      Fox Classics                 EWTN             

Weather Ch                  GMA                            Fox Business                TCM                

Cartoon Network           GMA Life                      BBC World                    AXN

Nat Geo                       

We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience. If you have any questions about this circuit outage please call 241-2288 and press 2 during the recording.

Brad Shows
Americable Int'l. Japan
System Administrator


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