Oceanic Time Warner Cable viewers lost Fox's transmission of Thursday's dramatic World Series game on KHON Honolulu for about 23 minutes due to what KHON president and general manager Joe McNamara called a fiber failure.
Video of the Game 6 was lost around 4:05 p.m. local time, according to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. The game -- St. Louis topped Texas 10-9 in 11 innnings -- came back via low resolution web video at 4:28, before the signal was restored to full strength, including HD, at 4:50.
With a five-hour time difference from St. Louis, the site of the game, the transmission error happened well before the Cardinals' late-innings dramatics. Oceanic Time Warner Cable is the primary cable operator in Honolulu.
KHON ran a crawl on the screen saying: "A fiber transmission outage has resulted in the loss of the World Series feed. KHON2 engineers are working to fix the problem."
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