What means C-SPAN?

Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-SPAN; /ˈsiːˌspæn/) is an American cable and satellite television network that was created in 1979 by the cable television industry as a nonprofit public service. It televises many proceedings of the United States federal government, as well as other public affairs programming.

How can I watch C-SPAN for free?

Sign in to watch highest-quality video on c‑span.org here. Download the C‑SPAN Now app from the App Store or Google Play store. Once downloaded, click on More in the bottom right and link your TV provider. On our website, anyone can access all federal government events here.

Can you use C-SPAN footage?

C-SPAN’s copyright policy states, in part, “Video coverage of the debates originating from the chambers of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate is in the public domain and as such, may be used without restriction or attribution.” Therefore this video is in the public domain as a US Government work.

How did C-SPAN start?

C-SPAN began with only four employees: Brian Lamb, Jana Dabrowski Fay, Don Houle and Brian Lockman. Those four transmitted the first television feed from the U.S. House of Representatives to C-SPAN viewers on March 19, 1979, the first day the House allowed television coverage of its floor debates.

How does C-SPAN make money?

C-SPAN’s funding has always come through license fees paid by television providers — the cable and satellite companies that offer C-SPAN’s television networks to their customers as a public service. That business is changing and so in some ways C-SPAN will have to change too.

Can I watch C-SPAN on YouTube TV?

Can I watch CSPAN with YouTube TV? YouTube TV does not offer CSPAN with the streaming service.

Does C-SPAN have an app?

Available for iOS and Android devices, the C-SPAN Radio app allows you to: Listen to live audio of C-SPAN Radio, C-SPAN, C-SPAN2 and C-SPAN3. View schedules for C-SPAN Radio and the C-SPAN TV networks. Listen to C-SPAN podcasts, including Washington Today and Q&A.

Who pays C-SPAN?

In 2010 C-SPAN was available in more than 100 million households. C-SPAN does not receive funding from the government. Instead, its operating revenues are paid by license fees collected from the cable systems that offer the network to their customers.

Is C-SPAN available online?

To begin watching C-Span online, go to their website at https://www.c-span.org/networks/. Once you log in with your Cable TV subscription details you’ll be able to instantly begin watching it on your computer.

Is C-SPAN available on Roku?

There are legal live TV streaming services that will let you watch familiar channels on the streaming device of your choice, whether that’s a Roku, laptop computer, iOS mobile device, or any other streaming-capable tech. Among these services, you’ll be able to choose an option that includes C-SPAN.

Can I get C-SPAN on Hulu?

C-SPAN is not available on Hulu, YouTube TV, Vidgo, Philo, or FuboTV.