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Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network
Logo of C-SPAN.svg
Launched March 19, 1979 (C-SPAN)
June 2, 1986 (C-SPAN2)
January 22, 2001 (C-SPAN3)
Owned by National Cable Satellite Corporation (nonprofit)
Picture format 1080i (HD)
480i (SD)
Slogan Created by Cable. Offered as a Public Service.
Country United States
Language English
Broadcast area United States
Headquarters Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.
Sister channel(s) C-SPAN2, C-SPAN3, C-SPAN Radio
(C-SPAN Radio)
90.1 FM / HD Radio (Washington, D.C. / Baltimore)
Selective TV, Inc.
(Alexandria, MN)
K50DB-D 50.3
DirecTV 350: C-SPAN (SD)
351: C-SPAN2 (SD)
C-SPAN3 not offered
Dish Network 210: C-SPAN (SD)
211: C-SPAN2 (SD)
C-SPAN3 not offered
C-Band AMC10 at 135.0°W

101: C-SPAN (SD)
102: C-SPAN2 (SD)
103: C-SPAN3 (SD)
201: C-SPAN (HD)
202: C-SPAN2 (HD)
203 C-SPAN3 (HD)
501: Radio (SD)[1]

Available on most cable systems Check local listings for channels
Verizon FiOS 109: C-SPAN (SD)
110: C-SPAN2 (SD)
111: C-SPAN3 (SD)
Satellite radio
XM 119
AT&T U-verse 230: C-SPAN (SD)
231: C-SPAN 2 (SD)
232: C-SPAN 3 (SD)
Internet television
Available free to all Internet users C-SPAN Live
and on demand

C-SPAN (/ˈsspæn/; an acronym for Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network) is a private, not-for-profit cable television network in the United States. It was created in 1979 by the cable television industry as a public service. It televises many proceedings of the U.S. federal government, as well as other programs related to public affairs.


  1. "AMC 10 at 135.0°W". LyngSat. June 21, 2013. 

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