Television Overview

Overview

Miami University provides approximately 120 channels of entertainment, information, and educational television programming via two different systems, cable television and Philo service (Internet Protocol Television or IPTV). Cable television service is available in most administrative and academic buildings, and other campus locations. Philo offers faculty, staff and students living in the Oxford campus residence halls the approximately 90 channels, and includes a DVR service.

Cost

  • There are no direct charges to departments or students for cable television or Philo service through existing MUnet video jacks

Additional Resources

Traditional Cable Television

Traditional cable television is being phased out during the summer and fall of 2019 for academic and administrative buildings and being replaced with IPTV

  • Exceptions are Armstrong Student Center, Marcum Conference Center and Intercollegiate Athletic facilities

 

Transitioning from Traditional Cable Television to Philo 

  • For staff offices and common/other areas, academic and administrative divisions and departments can purchase a Roku device to connect their television to Philo
  • Faculty and staff accounts will be provisioned upon request
    • Faculty and staff can access Philo directly by going to MiamiOH.Philo.com  and signing in with their Miami credentials
    • Click the Request Help button to request access

 

Philo Television (IPTV)

  • Philo is the exclusive television service in all residence halls
    • Students should consult their Resident Director if they want to add a channel to a common area Roku that requires a Pin
  • Philo is offered in academic and administrative buildings upon request
  • What type of technology will you need to use this service?
    • You can watch Philo online via most popular web browsers, or on Android and iOS native apps available for free download to your mobile devices
    • You can also watch Philo on traditional TV sets via a Roku device, a iOS 6+ mobile device, or a compatible macOS computer
    • You cannot watch Philo using a VPN connection
  • Resident students can access Philo by going to MiamiOH.Philo.com  and signing in with their Miami credentials
  • Philo Support  can tell you most everything else you want to know

 

Traditional Cable Television (Armstrong Student Center, Marcum Conference Center and Intercollegiate Athletic facilities)

  • What type of technology will you need to use traditional cable television?
    • Use a digital television with a QAM digital tuner; you can purchase a converter from popular electronics retailers
  • How do you get started?
    1. Connect your TV/device to the coaxial V1/V2 jack
    2. Set your TV/device input mode to CATV, cable, or (on some models) STD
    3. Run the auto-program feature to make sure your television is receiving all Miami channels

Available Channel Line-up 

Channel

Station

On Philo

2

Low Balance Channel

 

3.1

Channel Guide

 

3.2

Student Activities

Yes

3.3

MUTV (Mass Comm) Oxford

Yes

3.4

MU Sports/Information Oxford

 

3.5

Miami Programming

 

3.6

Miami Programming

 

4.1

Cheddar

Yes

4.2

CCTV-4

Yes

4.3

Deutsche Welle

 

4.4

Univision

 

4.5

TV5

 

5.1

WLWT - NBC

Yes

5.2

WLWT-HD Me-TV

Yes

9.1

WCPO - ABC

Yes

9.2

WCPO-Escape

Yes

9.3

WCPO-LAFF Yes

12.1

WKRC - CBS

Yes

12.2

WKRC-CinCW

Yes

12.3

Stadium

Yes

14.1

WPTO-PBS

Yes

14.2

WPTO-Prime

 

14.3

WPTO-Kids

 

14.4

WPTO-World

 

14.5

WPTO-14

 

19.1

WXIX-FOX

Yes

19.2

WXIX-Bounce TV

 

19.3

WXIX-Grit

 

26.1

WBDT-HD Dayton CW

Yes

26.2

WBDT-Bounce

 

27.1

HLN

Yes

27.2

CNN

Yes

28.1

CNBC

Yes

28.2

MSNBC

Yes

29.1

Fox News Channel

Yes

29.2

Fox Business Network

Yes

30.1

Bloomberg

 

30.2

CSPAN

Yes

31.1

CSPAN2

 

31.2

Link TV

 

32.1

EPIC

 

32.2

CGTN

Yes

33.1

CTGNN

 

33.2

NASA

 

34.1

The Weather Channel

Yes

34.2

BBC America

Yes

35.1

Travel Channel

 

35.2

TLC

Yes

37.1

History Channel

Yes

37.2

Discovery Channel

Yes

38.1

National Geographic

Yes

38.2

Pursuit

 

39.1

ESPN

Yes

39.2

ESPN2

Yes

40.1

ESPNNews

Yes

40.2

ESPNU

Yes

41.1

FOX Sports 1

Yes

41.2

FOX Sports 2

Yes

42.1

FOX Sports Cincinnati

Yes

42.2

FOX Sports Ohio

Yes

43.1

NBC Sports Network

Yes

43.2

SEC

Yes

44.1

Longhorn

 

44.2

PAC 12

 

45.1

Big Ten Network

Yes

45.2

NFL Network

Yes

46.1

NBA TV

Yes

46.2

NHL Network

Yes

47.1

MLB Network

Yes

47.2

Golf Channel

Yes

48.1

PBS WCET

 Yes

48.2

Create

 

48.3

PBS Arts

 

49.1

TNT

Yes

49.2

TBS

Yes

50.1

USA Network

Yes

50.2

A&E

Yes

51.1

FX

Yes

51.2

FXX

Yes

52.1

TV Land

Yes

52.2

Tru-TV

Yes

53.1

Syfy Channel

Yes

53.2

ION

 

54.1

Get TV

 

54.2

Bravo

Yes

55.1

HGTV

Yes

55.2

Food Network

Yes

56.1

Cooking Channel

Yes

56.2

Oxygen

Yes

57.1

OWN

Yes

57.2

We TV

Yes

58.1

Lifetime

Yes

58.2

MTV2

Yes

59.1

MTV

Yes

59.2

Fuse

Yes

60.1

VH1

Yes

60.2

CMT

Yes

61.1

BET

Yes

61.2

AXS TV

 

62.1

CBS Sports Network

Yes

62.2

Animal Planet

Yes

63.1

E! Entertainment

Yes

63.2

Comedy Central

Yes

64.1

MNT WSTR

 

64.2

Antenna TV

 

64.3

Comet

 

64.4

TBD

Yes

64.5

Charge

 

65.1

Cartoon Network

Yes

65.2

Disney Channel

Yes

67.1

Nickelodeon

Yes

67.2

Freeform

Yes

68.1

Hallmark Channel

Yes

68.2

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Yes

69.1

Paramount Network

Yes

69.2

POP

 

70.1

IFC

Yes

70.2

AMC

Yes

71.1

HBO

Yes

71.2

HBO Comedy

Yes

72.1

HBO Signature

Yes

72.2

Cinemax

Yes

116

Analog Test Channel

 

 

Updated: 12/06/18