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Americable notice of outage: Provider Maintenance - (9 May 2020)
Posted by Mo Hawkins on 28 April 2021 11:26 AM

Dear Americable Customers,

Americable’s service provider will be conducting maintenance work on the 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 digital programming coming from the United States. While this is a 4-hour window, we have requested that they minimize the impact and they have estimated a 90 minute down time or actual outage during the 4-hour window.

 During the below maintenance window, we expect the circuit to be out for approximately 90 minutes only. 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) are not impacted by this maintenance.


Maintenance Time:

Start: 9 May 2021, Sunday 0100 JST End:   9 May 2021, Sunday 0500 JST

Outage will occur in Japan as indicated above for LIVE channels - Ch. 120, 122, 143, 208, 216-223, 510, 520, 522, 618 and 901-950.


Time shifted feed channels will be affected during this window:

Between 1100 to 1500 on Monday 10 May 2021 in Japan

Time shifted channels include Ch. 121 123-134, 136-138, 140, 141, 145-152, 155, 156-158, 209-212, 215, 224, 225, 228, 229, 231-236, 238, 309-313, 521, 523-525 527, 531-534, 536-538, 540, 541, 545, 547, 550, 556, 709, 710, and 713.

Affected Customers: All Americable Cable TV Customers


Maintenance Type: Americable U.S. service provider network 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         EWTN                               TCM

Weather Ch                   MA                                  Fox Business                     AXN                    

Cartoon Network            GMA Life                          BBC World                       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.




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