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Technology Services | Campus Television: IPTV

Campus Television: IPTV

Getting Started

Trinity’s IPTV allows students to watch DirecTV programming over the network connection in their dorm room. IPTV is a free service to resident students who can choose to watch IPTV on their computer or using a television set.

Students choosing to watch on a television will need to get a free set-top box, available from Student Services. Set-top boxes must be returned in good condition at the end of each school year.

Requirements for IPTV on a Computer

  • Any modern computer meeting or exceeding Trinity’s minimum computing standards.
  • IPTV requires Java, and you must use Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. Google Chrome no longer supports Java, and is therefore unsupported.
  • Your computer must be wired via the data (Ethernet) jack. IPTV over wifi is unsupported.

Channel Lineup

Channel Station
2 Local CBS Affiliate
3 Local ABC Affiliate
4 Local NBC Affiliate
5 Discovery
6 Local FOX Affiliate
7 Local PBS Affiliate
8 A&E
10 National Geographic
11 History Channel
12 USA
13 Local CW Affiliate
15 Comedy Central
16 MTV
17 TNT
18 E!
19 Lifetime
20 Oxygen
21 Science Channel
22 TLC
23 VH1
24 TV One
25 AMC
201 Scheduled

For best service, contact Technology Services using our online Service Request Form. You can also contact us at 202-884-9811. The Technology Services office is located in the basement of Main Hall in office B-20.



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