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ResNet HD Cable & XFINITY On Campus™ Streaming TV

University Housing Residents have two options for viewing television content...


Streaming Television and DVR on the Campus Network

XFINITY On Campus™ is a service from Comcast enabling students to watch and record live TV and thousands of recorded XFINITY On Demand™ shows and movies directly on their Mac OSX and Windows Computers in a web browser or using the Xfinity TV  app available in the Apple app store and Android play store. The service is provided free as part of Drexel University Housing.  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 or record 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, Starz, 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. Watch DVR recordings anytime or download them for off-line viewing.  When you're away from campus TV GO and TV Everywhere allow you to watch live and recorded programming 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