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Negotiations with Viacom Update (

  Contrary to any information you may see or read, we continue to negotiate with Viacom.  The decision to drop channels is theirs.  Go to for the real facts.  Our negotiations with Viacom continue, and we will not stop until we arrive at a deal that is fair and reasonable.  Our goal is to protect you, our customers, from excessive increases in programming costs.  Go to to get the facts.  We are on your side as talks with Viacom continue.  If you would like to stay on top of the FACTS you can trust – visit to learn...

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Negotiations with Viacom

Viacom, the owner of networks such as MTV, Nickelodeon and CMT, is threatening to remove all their channels because we will not agree to a rate hike greater than 40 times the rate of inflation. That’s like paying $3.50 for gas one day and then $6.00 the next. Lycom, in an effort to keep cost low, has not agreed to their terms because this would cause an increase to our subscriber’s Expanded Basic package.  Viacom just recently reported a 16% rise in net income (Bloomberg). They have made profits and aim to increase those profits on the back of independent cable operators and their customers. Please be patient while we negotiate a lower price to keep your bill below national average.  If Viacom decides to pull the signal to these channels, we will continue to negotiate for a timely resolve.  Lycom asks for your patience and support while we negotiate with Viacom for a fair price of these...

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50 Mbps is here!

Get the fastest internet at the best price!  You can now get 50 Mbps download and 5 Mbps upload.

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New Website

We have officially launched our new website. A lot of new features coming soon.

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New HD Channels Phase 1

You asked for it! You got it! We are expanding our HD lineup by adding 20 – 25 new HD channels. NBC HD (WSAZ) CBS HD (WYMT) CBS HD (WCHS) FOX HD (WVAH) ABC HD (WOWK) ESPN HD A&E HD HGTV HD Universal HD Food Network HD SyFy Channel HD USA HD National Geographic HD Discovery Channel HD Discovery Theater HD Animal Planet HD History Channel HD Disney HD ABC Family HD The Science Channel HD FX HD Speed HD Fox News HD Lifetime Movie HD Outdoor Channel HD Travel Channel HD TLC HD Planet Green HD The new lineup is subject to...

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