Garrett to Get Maryland TV News

Due to federal communication laws, Comcast customers in Garrett County do not receive local Maryland TV news.

That will soon change.

A new deal with Comcast will allow Garrett County residents to receive Maryland TV news and in-state programming.

As reported in The Washington Times:

The county’s location in far western Maryland puts it in the Pittsburgh television market. That means most TV viewers there see local news from Pennsylvania, rather than from TV stations in Maryland or Washington, D.C.

Delaney, a Maryland Democrat, said in a statement Monday that Comcast will make local news programs from Baltimore TV stations WJZ and WMAR available on its Xfinity On Demand service.

For more information read the full article in The Washington Times.