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.
Start: 16 November 2017, Thursday 23:00 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.
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
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.