AT&T to offer local channels on Westport, Connecticut U-verse lineup

If you're an AT&T (NYSE: T) U-verse subscriber in Westport, Conn. that wants to get caught up on the town's events, you're in luck. The service provider will soon carry Westport's government and educational channels.

This week Westport's Board of Selectmen signed an agreement with AT&T that allows Channel 79, its town Cablevision channel, and Channel 78, the Cablevision Board of Education channel, to be delivered over AT&T's U-verse service.

According to Eileen Zhang, Westport's director of Information Technology, the call for the channels came from several residents who had switched from Cablevision's service to AT&T U-verse.

"We'll be the first," said Zhang, referring to Connecticut municipalities which will simultaneously make its municipal and educational television channels available to the AT&T service.

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- Westport NOW has this article

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