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Orion Neighborhood Television is your community media outlet. If you live in the Orion Township area we can teach you how to create your own television program or crew on staff produced programs. We offer training on studio and field equipment, workshops for lighting, editing, and much more.

Our mission is to empower community members and groups to create, communicate and connect through television and video production!

Comcast Channel 10: Public

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Offers Public Access volunteer submitted programming, general community events news, concerts, sports and more.

Comcast Channel 20: Government

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Provides Government Access with live and On-Dmeand playback coverage of meetings along with the message board posting of agendas and public notices.

Comcast Channel 22: Education

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Offers Education Access with a calendar of events for each school in the LOCS district.

Contact the FCC to Oppose New Right of Way Rules

The FCC is giving away local control of our public right of ways. It’s also allowing cable companies the ability to charge community TV centers like ONTV for connecting to the access channels mandated in the Cable Act of 1984.

Giving away local control of public right of ways will allow telecom companies to place their cell towers wherever they want them to be, WITHOUT local input. It will also restrict local governments from charging RENT for commercial use of our right of ways. This is where ONTV gets its funding!

File your comments at: www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings mention docket# 05-311

Or Email us your support for ONTV and all we do for the Orion Community at ontv@orionontv.org

Save our Right of Ways and ONTV’s Funding!!

We need you to take action!!
The FCC recently drafted new rules regarding our local right of ways, AND local cable franchising. These changes will KILL ONTV’s funding to almost ZERO.

ONTV and other Media Centers are fighting this action.

We’re asking Orion Residents and supporters of ONTV to send us written testimonials of what you love about ONTV’s programming, and/or why you feel it’s important to have community in our town!

These messages will be forwarded to the FCC as record that we in Lake Orion value the 30 plus years of community TV ONTV has provided to our residents. Things that go away if NOTHING is done:
– Live Gavel to Gavel Government meeting coverage
– Youth media literacy camps
– Broadcast internships for local HS and College students
– Technology grants for our school district ($250,000 alone from 2017-2018)
– Support and promotion for local non-profits
– Access to technology to express your 1st amendment rights

With the elimination of franchising…ONTV’s funding will be cut to ZERO!

>Please make your voice be heard!! Contact your elected Washington and Lansing representatives:
Debbie Stabenow PH: (202)224-4822, Gary Peters PH: (202) 224-6221

Tell them to sign on to the FCC letter of opposition by Sen. Ed Markey on the FCC’s FNPR on Cable Franchise fees and In-Kind services

Why Is A Local Media Center Important To a Community?

Community Media Centers are a local resource that help inform, teach, and connect residents. How has your Community Media Center impacted your community? We’d like to hear from you! CLICK HERE to let ONTV know!

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