Fall Sun Outages & Solar Interference October 2nd through October 15th

What are Sun Outages?

Each fall, cable and satellite companies experience a technical phenomenon called “sun outages”. For approximately two weeks, the sun causes solar interference to all geostationary satellite signals.

What will customers see?

The interference occurs on some channels and starts out as a sparkle in picture and may intensify to a total channel outage for up to 15 minutes per day. Once it reaches its peak, the interference will gradually decrease becoming less noticeable each day after.

How long will it continue?

Sun Outage that may affect their Video services from October 2nd through October 15th. These Sun Outages usually occur during the hours of 10:00am and 2:00pm and can affect the Audio and Video portions of several channels.