Innovative Cable TV Did Not Receive Timely Notification of ABC’s Replacement


St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John, USVI – January 2, 2016– Effective January 1, 2016, WSVIChannel 8, the local ABC affiliate, has been replaced with ION TV. Unfortunately, Innovative Cable TV did not receive timely notification of this switch and was unable to provide the mandated 30-day notice to its customers.


The Company is working with Lilly Broadcasting with the goal of having a local ABC replacement affiliate on the channel line-up as soon as possible. ABC will be on Channel 17 on St. Croix and Channel 4 in St. Thomas-St John until the channel realignment takes place on January 15, 2016 when it will then be available on Channel 14 in both districts.

Graciela Rivera, Vice President of Cable TV Services, stated, “Innovative Cable TV always wants to ensure that our customers are well-informed about any potential changes in the channel line-up. We were not officially apprised of the changes to WSVI-Channel 8 until December 31, 2015. We sincerely apologize for any confusion this may have caused our valued customers.”