Internet and cable problems to be discussed at UPTUN meeting 3/7

Hey all, before we meet with some members of the city on March 7th, we’d like to gather stories from you on what your experiences have been like with cable / broadband services.  Please comment on‘s blog and leave your story at this link.  (Yes, it’s not just broadstripe, I know… qwest is pretty bad on Beacon Hill too).  We’d love to hear from you!

Also, we’d love to see you at the meeting with the city.  The more people that participate, the better.  Details for the meeting can be found here:

Mon., March 7, 2011, 7 – 8:30 PM
Upping Technology for Underserved Neighbors (UPTUN)
Beacon Lutheran Church (Beacon Hill Neighborhood)
1720 Forest Street South 98144

Internet/Cable TV Nightmares & Opportunities Meeting/Discussion

“Internet/Cable TV Nightmares & Opportunities” Meeting/Discussion SAVE THE DATE!

“Broadstripe & City Franchise Underserves Neighbors”

Monday, March 7, 2011 7:00p – 8:30pm

Beacon Lutheran Church, 1720 Forest Street South 98144, Beacon Hill neighborhood 

The group called UPTUN (Upgrading Technology for Underserved Neighbors) announces their next meeting in the Beacon Hill neighborhood.

UPTUN will address technology improvements for underserved neighborhoods in Seattle, with several noted technology leaders as panelists: Bruce Harrell, Seattle City Council; Bill Schrier, Chief Technology Officer, City of Seattle; and Henry W. McGee, Jr., Seattle University School of Law.

Neighbors in underserved neighborhoods* are urged to attend as well as members of the public. Citizens can submit concerns and ideas about improving cable and internet during the meeting and also, on the group’s web page

*Underserved neighborhoods include the Central District, Beacon Hill, Leschi, parts of Capitol Hill, Queen Anne and Pioneer Square.  For more information, contact [email protected], 206-322-8613 or visit