The Industry's Ongoing Response to COVID-19
Our industry continues to provide content and connectivity to millions of customers, and we are proud to support the efforts of our stakeholders to enable people to continue to be productive and engaged citizens. Below are some examples of what cable, media and technology companies are offering, updated since our
is consolidating industry updates, government resources and more on its
is donating warnings of severe weather to hospitals, medical institutions and public health agencies battling the virus.
announced that it is making content available from Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Drama, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, Cooking Channel, DIY Network, Science Channel, and Discovery Family
now through April 22 at no additional cost.
plan, offered to customers in need at no cost
for 60 days, as well as a discounted service called
Atlantic Broadband Business Assist
in recognition of companies' needs for remote access.
will provide Showtime
at no additional charge through April 19 to Spectrum TV customers who do not currently subscribe to them.
Life Sciences division donated supplies and equipment to help combat the pandemic in New York.
and its Good News Network have launched a social media campaign to share uplifting stories in an attempt to "spread a little joy" during the pandemic. Follow #GoodNewsNetwork for updates.
is allowing distribution partners to make it available to all subscribers for a limited time.
worked with Congressional leadership to dedicate airtime to House members’ brief video statements explaining their positions on the emergency coronavirus relief legislation.
Disney Media Networks
is making Disney XD, Disney Junior, FXM and Nat Geo Wild
available for a 30-day free preview.
debuted the “#oneteam” initiative, featuring 24 ESPN voices speaking from homes across the country encouraging fans to remain vigilant and practice social distancing.
launched an inspirational editorial series,
on its linear and digital platforms.
is debuting “#StayTheFFHome,” encouraging young adults to stay home. In addition to PSAs, the network will begin a marathon of the series
Everything’s Gonna Be Okay
on Friday at 5:30 pm.
is launching its “Be Change” call-to-action, social responsibility initiative, encouraging viewers to stay active and mentally stimulated.
gave viewers a taste of Christmas cheer by airing a marathon of 27 of its best holiday films. The channel is also releasing a series of videos and social media posts sharing hope and solidarity with viewers, and thanking frontline heroes.
is making MSNBC and CNBC available, in partnership with its distribution partners, to all their video customers, regardless of the packages to which they subscribe. The company is also donating medical supplies and personal protective equipment to fight the virus.
Outdoor Sportsman Group
is making its networks available for free to partners through the end of April.
is offering a 30-day freeview to current partners in an effort to help customers practice social distancing.
introduced a new affordable pre-paid Internet service, the 25 Mbps Flex package, with free modem and installation.
teamed up for
Coronavirus: La Salud de Nuestras (The Health of Our Families)
Spanish-language teleconference town hall, taking place this evening at 6:00 pm (Eastern).
will provide comprehensive coverage concerning the coronavirus outbreak coverage across its linear and digital platforms.
has unlocked its library for a limited time, giving viewers access to thousands of hours of on-demand content.
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Sources include: ACA Connects, Cablefax Daily, NCTA - The Internet and Television Association, various corporate websites and social media accounts.