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Video Service Update!

Updated: Mar 31, 2023

Due to content provider rate increases in 2023 the Board of Directors have authorized changes to the Digital Video rates effective April 1, 2023. For more information about the ongoing fight against excessive TV network fee increases please visit

The Digital Video rates will increase for all video subscribers of Cooperative Telephone Exchange April 1, 2023 as shown below:

Current Rate New Rate

Basic Video $91.95 $99.95

Expanded Basic Video $104.95 $107.95

HBO $17.95 $17.95

Showtime $17.95 $17.95

Starz $14.95 $14.95

Cinemax $12.95 $12.95

Cooperative Telephone Exchange has completed the process of updating our video customer locations to new set top boxes, as well as updating the middleware service that communicates with the set top boxes.

Any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the business office at 515-826-3206.

On September 6th we added a second IHSSN Network channel to the Basic Package. IHSSN1 is now on channels 36 SD and 436 HD. IHSSN2 is now on channels 37 SD and 437 HD.

On September 20th we added the Reelz Channel to the Basic Package channels 94 SD and 494 HD.

On October 1st the Olympic Channels 45 SD and 445 HD were discontinued by the provider.

On October 24th the SportsGrid channel 372 changed to Rewind TV.

On November 22nd the following channels were added to Basic. WOI 5.2 True Crime channel 357, WOI 5.6 Twist channel 360, WOI 5.8 This TV channel 361, and KCWI5 Get TV channel 389.



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