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3007 Tilden Street, N.W., Pod-P
Washington, D.C. 20008


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Kenneth Borden, OCT

Office of Cable Television Will Close on Friday, December 5

Washington, DC – The District of Columbia Office of Cable Television (OCT) will be closed on Friday, December 5, 2008 to allow agency employees to attend an all-staff training retreat. OCT returns to regular business hours on Monday, December 8, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. Normal hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm.


For more information regarding OCT, please visit the agency’s website:

OCT is the District Government Agency responsible for regulating cable television in the District, as well as the administration of the District’s Government Access Channels TV-16 and TV-13 and the District’s Education Access Channel DSTV. The mission of Office of Cable Television (OCT) is to: (1) regulate the provision of "cable service" in the District of Columbia (as that term is defined by the District's cable television laws); (2) protect and advance the cable service-related interests of the District and its residents; and (3) produce and cablecast live and recorded video and other programming by way of the District's public, educational and government (PEG) cable channels.