Cable TV Advisory Committee

The Town of Sandwich has a (5) member Cable Television Advisory Committee.  The responsibilities of the committee  include the following:
  • Inform and educate the public about cable television service;
  • Assess the cable needs of the community;
  • Assist in gathering information about the cable operator's (Comcast's) performance;
  • Make recommendations to the cable TV license "Issuing Authority," i.e., the Sandwich Board of Selectmen
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The Town of Sandwich Board of Selectmen, as cable television licensing authority under MGL 166A, s. 1, and/or its designated Cable Advisory Committee will hold a public ascertainment hearing on April 30, 2019, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 130 Main Street, Sandwich, as part of the Town’s Comcast cable television license renewal process.  The Comcast license is due to expire July 27, 2021 and the federal Cable Act, 47 USC 546, requires a public proceeding to ascertain the community’s cable-related needs and interests as part of the license renewal process.   Public comment is invited regarding Comcast license renewal needs and interests.  For further information and copies of renewal records available for public inspection, contact the Town Manager’s Office c/o Town Hall or 508-888-5144.  If and when Comcast files a license renewal application a copy shall be available for public inspection at the Office of the Town Clerk.  By order of the Board of Selectmen as License Issuing Authority.


View a list of current committee members.

Website Links to State Cable TV Information

Please click for information about federal and state regulation of cable television services from the Commonwealth's Department of Telecommunications and Cable.

  1. Douglas Lapp

    Assistant Town Manager