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Southwest Community Television

Southwest Community Television logoThe Southwest Suburban Cable Commission represents the cities of Eden Prairie, Edina, Hopkins, Minnetonka and Richfield, and manages the  public, educational and governmental (PEG) access channels available to CenturyLink and Comcast cable television subscribers.

The playback of educational and public access programming for Southwest Suburban Cable Commission member cities — called Southwest Community Television — is coordinated by the City of Edina and its community television administrator.

Public Access Programming
The cities served by Southwest Community Television (SWTV) have a partnership with Bloomington Community Access Television (BCAT) which provides free studio access for residents to create their own video productions. Although the studio space is free to use, residents must go through training and schedule production time.

Several video production classes and workshops are offered at BCAT throughout the year, including a summer Teen Video Boot Camp. Learn more about BCAT resources available to SWTV residents.

SD Channel 15
SD Channel 26
  SD Channel 8111

Contact Bloomington Community Access Television
Bloomington Civic Plaza
1800 West Old Shakopee Road
Bloomington, MN 55431

Educational Access Programming
Programming is produced by the six school districts in the commission’s service footprint area — Eden Prairie, Edina, Hopkins, Minnetonka, Richfield and Wayzata.

Comcast   CenturyLink
SD Channel 14  SD Channel 26
   SD Channel 8110

Local Government Access Programming

In Eden Prairie, programming on EPTV is limited to City-produced content and applicable public service announcements.

Comcast   CenturyLink
SD Channel 16   SD Channel 235
HD Channel 813  HD Channel 1235


For information about airing public access programming or to report technical issues with the cable channels listed above, contact Community Television Administrator Dan Carpenter at 952-826-0344.

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