Initiate a new cable license

The issuing authority may engage in initial licensing either to bring cable television services to a commuity for the first time or to provide the community with a choice in cable television providers. The Department oversees this initial process.

Department of Telecommunications and Cable

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What you need for Initiate a new cable license

The issuing authority for the municipality will receive a cable license application (Form 100) from the cable operator, along with a $100.00 filing fee. On this page you will find an initial cable licensing guide that the Department has prepared to assist in the initial licensing process.

How to file Initiate a new cable license

It is the responsibility of the issuing authority to provide a copy of the final executed license to the Department. The issuing authority can email a PDF to dtc.efiling@mass.gov

It is the responsibility of the issuing authority to provide a copy of the final executed license to the Department. The issuing authority, if it has not emailed a copy, can mail a hardcopy to the Department:

Department of Telecommunications and Cable
1000 Washington Street, Suite 820
Boston, MA 02118

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