NBC Sports Chicago & the Iowa High School Sports Network (IHSSN), will deliver LIVE high-definition coverage of the 2019 Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) Boys Basketball State Championships this week (March 6-8) from the Wells Fargo Arena in downtown Des Moines, IA. Iowa basketball fans can look forward to OVER TWENTY HOURS of live, action-packed…Details
According to a recent survey of small cable operators by the American Cable Association (ACA), retransmission fees (which are the fees charged to us by the local broadcast channels) represent the fastest growing part of customers’ cable bills. ACA members (like BBC) reported that they will be forced to pay corporate broadcasters an average of…Details
As many of you already know, due to an old 1992 law, Cable TV providers like Butler-Bremer Communications must get permission from broadcasters in order to carry their programming. Every three years we have to “renegotiate” the terms of these agreements. However, there is very little negotiation about it. Broadcasters use retransmission laws to demand…Details
Friday, November 17th to Monday, November 20th! Watch FREE HBO and Cinemax all weekend long! Catch the HBO special Night of Too Many Stars on Saturday at 8:00 PM on HBO, or the premier of CHIPS with Dax Shepard on Cinemax Friday night at 8:00 PM! Or, watch a new episode of Sesame Street…Details
We performed an upgrade to our TV system on October 30th, which has caused set-top-boxes (STB) to shut down. The upgrade was intended to simply put a STB in a “sleep” mode if not active and would “wake up” with any button push. We had tested this function multiple times on our lab system and it…Details
We will be closing our office at 1:00 PM on Friday, July 14th for annual staff training. Have a great weekend!
Tomorrow, NBCU will be discontinuing the Esquire Channel which we carry on channel 108. The channel will go dark and will no longer exist. We apologize for any inconvenience!
The networks are at it again, changing some of the programming on a few of our channels. You may have noticed that channel 59 is now CHARGE TV, showing all action programming, all the time. There’s some new programming being added in March, like the classic movie Gator with Burt Reynolds. Find out more here.…Details