OCT regulates and audits the District’s cable service providers and negotiates on behalf of the residents for the best possible service. OCT is the cable customer's advocate, holding cable companies to the highest levels of customer and technical service.
Formerly TV-16’s News Break, the “1350 Penn” series provides viewers with direct access to the daily happenings in the District government, by offering condensed coverage, highlights and news clips of Mayor Gray’s press conferences, announcements, ribbon cuttings, town hal
If you are a deaf or hard of hearing (hearing impaired) viewer of this website, you or your representative may request and receive a captioned video or transcript of video programs cablecast on the District of Columbia’s government channels and uploaded on the District of Columbia’s w
OCT is the regulatory agency that protects and advances the cable service-related interests of the District. At OCT, our dedicated team is proud to consistently deliver world-class customer service in all aspects of our work.
As a District cable television consumer, you have the following rights:
1. Consumers are entitled to receive high-quality cable television service including a clear picture and programming that meets consumer needs.
District Council Channel (DCC) provides a window into the DC government by presenting gavel-to-gavel coverage of the live and recorded activities of the Council of the District of Columbia and its various committees. Coverage includes: public hearings, meetings and roundtable discussions.
A weekly talk show hosted by former journalist and network news producer Carol Joynt, Q&A Cafe offers candid conversation with today's newsmakers in the dining room of theRitz Carlton, restaurant guest and television viewers are treated to the kind of informal yet insightful conversations
TALK on DCN is one of the network’s most powerful, exciting and engaging new shows. This thought-provoking series features celebrities, survivors, politicos, activists and everyday people all sharing their own personal journeys through life as they talk -- directly to you.
“The Sound” of music is in the air as DCN’s arts program profiles some of the city’s most talented music artists. From homegrown stars to visiting chart toppers, the exciting series explores the rich tapestry of music genres that exist in the District of Columbia.
“Uptown/Downtown” is a DCN series featuring positive stories about people, communities and businesses in the District that are the life blood of our city -- yet they often flourish behind the headlines.
One of DCN's most popular program series is now a daily show! The new and expanded Washington Full Circle now offers viewers five times as many sights, sounds and stories all focused on what makes DC such an exciting place to live, work and play!