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WVC 24 D- 1 - 15 §24D-1-15. Procedures for restoring interrupted service and improving substandard service.
(a) Each cable operator, for the purpose of restoring interrupted service and improving substandard service, shall be able to receive calls twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, and shall have one or more qualified persons as may be necessary to repair the cable system, facilities and equipment owned by the cable operator and located on a subscriber's premises, including, but not limited to, cable receiving equipment and directly associated equipment.

(b) Each cable operator shall restore interrupted service not later than twenty-four hours after being notified by a subscriber that service has been interrupted, unless: (1) Service cannot be restored until another company repairs facilities owned by such company and leased to, or required for the operation of, the cable service; (2) the interruption was caused by an act of nature; or (3) the cable operator is unable to restore service within twenty-four hours due to extenuating circumstances. In the event of such extenuating circumstances, the company shall restore service as soon as feasible and then submit a written notice to the commission indicating that service has been restored and explaining the nature of the extenuating circumstances.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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