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Digital Upgrade Notice

Over the break, the cable TV system was upgraded to digital service, including 20 HD channels. Digital service provides the ability to bring you a higher quality picture and expanded programming. This change does not include cable TV service to the School of Divinity.

In order to receive the digital programming, you will need a digital TV with QAM tuner. Check your TV's manual or google your make and model, if you are not certain. If your TV has a QAM tuner, you must perform a channel scan (as cable, not antenna) to reprogram your TV.

Troubleshooting:

If you do not have an analog TV and cannot view the new digital channels, please try the following resolutions:

  1. Tighten the coaxial cable connections to the wall and TV.
  2. Perform a channel scan (as cable, not antenna) to reprogram your TV.

If you are still experiencing issues, please contact the Help Desk at 202-806-2020 (M-F 8:30am-8:00pm).  Do not purchase a digital converter box before having an ETS technician troubleshoot your television.

Analog Channels are 5 - 15 in the Channel Listing below.

New HD Channels:
BET HD, Bravo HD, Cartoon Network HD, CNBC HD, CNN HD, Comedy Central HD, Discovery Channel HD, ESPN HD, F/X HD, HBO (East) HD, HGTV HD, History Channel HD, Lifetime HD, MSNBC HD, MTV HD, OWN HD, TBS HD, TNT HD, USA Network HD, VH1 HD

If you have any issues please contact the Help Desk at 202-806-2020 or helpdesk@howard.edu.

Channel Listing

Click here for Mays Hall

Residence Halls Excluding Mays Hall

 

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