Sun Outages Will Last from March 1 - March 7
Sun outages, or solar interference, occur twice each year in the early Spring and early Fall. The interference results in the loss of satellite signals for short periods each day.
Solar interference is an inherent part of satellite operations. The effects will be seen on most channels and will occur during mid to late afternoon. Interruptions can last from just a few minutes to up to 15 minutes a day and can range from mild to… read more
Bob Gessner, president of MCTV discusses changes taking place in 2018. He also provides a brief overview of new products and services that were added in 2017.
Additional, more in-depth videos about the topics covered in this video are available on our YouTube channel.
2018 Rate Changes
Package Current Rate New Rate (effective… read more
MCTV enhances FUSION user experience with Netflix Integration to simplify customer viewing
MCTV, a leading Internet, TV and Phone provider in Stark and Wayne counties, announced the integration of Netflix on its FUSION Multi-Room HD-DVR platform.
The integration allows customers who subscribe to Netflix to enjoy watching their favorite shows and movies from Netflix directly from their FUSION box without the need to switch TV inputs. Additionally, customers have the ability to… read more
MCTV has increased the speed of several residential and business packages. Additionally, rates for select High-Speed Internet options will change, effective November 1, 2017.
Residential Speed Updates
Former Speed (download x upload) New Speed (download x upload)
100 Mbps x 5 Mbps
50 Mbps x 3 Mbps
10 Mbps x 1 Mbps
25 Mbps x 1.5 Mbps
2.5 Mbps x 384 Kbps
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Internet scams and viruses have had a recent increase across the nation. The scam starts with a pop up that may be a bright blue color, which urges the user to call their software provider because their computer has a virus. The pop up has been known to be accompanied by a loud, alarm-like noise.
Once the user calls the number, they are connected with a live operator that will try and get the user to purchase software protection services they do not need. The operator may also request… read more
MCTV, a leading Internet, TV and Phone provider in Stark and Wayne Counties, is expanding its service portfolio with some of the newest fiber-to-the home Internet technology in the industry.
The enhanced Excellerate service uses a fiber-to-the-home technology paired with a Passive Optical Network (PON) to provide symmetrical (the same) download and upload speeds. Symmetrical speeds up to 100 Mbps let users stream smoother, game harder and surf faster – especially heavy Internet… read more
MCTV, a leading Internet, cable TV and Phone provider in Stark and Wayne counties, announced the launch of its Excellerate Internet service, utilizing fiber-to-the-home technology. MCTV is the first cable TV operator to bring this technology to northeast Ohio.
Established community leaders were present to hear from MCTV President Bob Gessner, American Cable Association President and CEO Matthew M. Polka, Congressman Bob Gibbs and Ohio Cable Telecommunication Association President… read more