ResNet HD Cable & XFINITY On Campus™ Streaming TV
University Housing Residents have two options for viewing television content...
Streaming Television on the Campus Network
XFINITY On Campus™ is Comcast's innovative service that allows all residence hall students to view live high-definition television and thousands of On Demand shows and movies on their computers (Mac and Windows) and mobile devices (iOS and Android / phones and tablets) when connected anywhere on the campus wired or wireless network. You no longer need a TV or cable connection to watch live or On Demand television programming. There are no fees or complex registration steps, just click the link below to learn more and to begin streaming to your device using Comcast's XFINITY On Campus™ service.
Once you begin, an on-line guide will help you navigate over 200 channels of standard and high definition live TV channels and thousands of On Demand shows and movies. Premium programming such as HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, International channels, and sport packages including NFL Redzone and ESPN Goal Line are available as an optional upgrade, purchased on-line on a monthly subscription basis. When you're away from campus TV Everywhere allows you to watch live and recorded programming using apps like CNN Go, WatchESPN, AMC and many others as part of your free XFINITY On Campus™ service.
Learn how to use XFINITY On Campus™
ResNet HD digital "Wired" Cable TV in your Room
If you're not using XFINITY On Campus™ to stream to your computer or mobile device, you can still watch the old fashion way, by connecting your TV to the cable jack in your room. The residence halls are equipped with HD digital cable TV powered by Comcast, providing nearly 100 high definition channels. The cable service is active and does not require sign-up, activation, or use of a cable box. However, before you can begin viewing, you must configure your TV tuner and run a channel scan. Your TV must be able to accept a coax cable input and be equipped with a QAM digital tuner. In simple terms, your TV must be able to receive unencrypted or clear HD digital cable TV channels without use of a cable box. Most brand name digital / flat screen televisions have been equipped to meet these requirements since the FCC mandated that all televisions support digital channels beginning in the year 2007.
Learn how to use the ResNet HD CableTV powered by Comcast