South Portland Community Television &
South Portland Public Access Television
Welcome! South Portland Community Television (SPC-TV) and South Portland Public Access Television (SPPA-TV) are South Portland's local cable TV channels. Both channels are located in City Hall at 25 Cottage Road.
"Why were the projectors in Council Chambers changed to TV screens? What was the cost, and what are the expected benefits?"
In July 2017, the projector screens in Council Chambers were switched out for two 75" TV screens. The main reason for this change was that the existing projectors we failing. We decided to go with the TV's to give us a better quality resolution and to give us more flexibility for future use. We were also receiving complaints about the projectors being hard to see. The total project cost came to $14,864.92. Please send any comments regarding the TV screens to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPC-TV carries municipal and school related programming. The channel can be found on Time Warner Cable channels 2 and 121-1. Older TVs require a digital to analog decoder to view SPC-TV on channel 2. Newer television sets will receive SPC-TV on channel 121-1. You can find archived meetings and events as well as the station's live web stream here.
SPPA-TV is South Portland's public access cable TV channel. Viewers can watch it on Time Warner Cable channels 3 and 121-2. It's mission is to provide city residents with the necessary training and equipment to produce television programming for cablecast. SPPA-TV accepts and cablecasts, free of charge, messages of community interest from nonprofit organizations*. A digital to analog decoder is required to view SPPA-TV on channel 3. Newer television sets will receive SPPA-TV on channel 121-2. Public access programs are not archived, but you can watch the channel's live web stream here.
*This service is provided as a courtesy and as time permits. Management makes no guarantee that every announcement will be cablecast on SPC-TV or SPPA-TV.