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Cable & Streaming TV
Keeler Streaming TV provides 120+ channels of high definition content via coaxial cable TV outlets, internet streaming, mobile applications and Roku devices. Content like major broadcast TV, sports & entertainment networks, including HBO and HBO Go access. Coaxial TV cables are not provided, so be sure to bring your own. Channels are subject to change.
Keeler Streaming TV Features
- 120+ High Definition Channels
- HBO & HBO Go Access
- 140,000+ On-Demand Shows & Movies
- Accessible on Televisions, Computers, Tablets, Phones, Roku Devices & More
On Your Computer
On Your TV
How to Connect Your TV
- Connect a coaxial cable from the wall outlet into the input on the back of your digital TV (note: you must provide your own cable)
- Scan for channels
- Grab a snack or some homework and enjoy!
Set-top cable boxes are not required for viewing Keeler TV, but a TV with a digital tuner is required. Learn about scanning & digital TV below in the TV Set-Up drop-down.
Scanning For Channels
Using your TV remote, select “Menu” and then select the “Auto-Setup” feature to scan for channels. Refer to your owner's manual for instructions.
To receive digital TV channels, a TV with an ATSC or Clear QAM tuner is required. All TVs produced after 2007 are able to receive digital TV channels, but some HD-ready TVs might require an external tuner. Consult your owner’s manual for more information. Cable TV set-top boxes are not required to view cable channels on digital TVs at this time.
Streaming Location Dependent Features
- For full access, you must be connected to the campus network - either wired Ethernet or WiFi. Some features may not be accessible off campus, including streaming live TV. See the detailed list below.
- Stream on one device at a time
- Register up to 40 devices
Location Dependent Features
|Functionality||UMN Internet||Non-UMN Internet|
|Watch & Stream Live TV||Yes||No|
|Watch On Demand Shows & Movies||Yes||Yes|
|Watch Completed DVR Recordings||Yes||No|
|Watch In-Progress DVR Recordings||Yes||No|
|Schedule DVR Recordings||Yes||Yes|
|Watch Downloaded DVR Recordings||Yes||Yes|
|Watch TV GO Channels||Yes||Yes|
|Watch TV Everywhere Content (Network Apps)||Yes||Yes|
TV GO allows you to view a select number of channels while not connected to UMN internet.
- Login to UMN-TV Streaming
- Choose The Filter tab on the top right of the channel guide
- Select “Available Out of Home”
When available, On Demand movies or shows will display TV GO versions alongside the On Demand versions.
TV Everywhere provides the freedom to watch when and where you want, on the most convenient device, while on or off UMN internet.
Rather than using Keeler Streaming TV apps to access content, you’ll use apps provided by the network themselves. Many of these apps are available on streaming devices such as Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV and XBOX. For example, if you want to watch ESPN on your Apple TV or iPhone, simply download the ESPN app from the Apple App Store and log in using your UMN credentials.
HBO Go Support
To log in to HBO Go, visit play.hbogo.com. Click on "Sign In" at the top right of the screen.
You will then be brought to the screen on the right. Click on "Xfinity".
On the next page, find the XFINITY On Campus Choose Your University drop-down and pick University of Minnesota.
You will then be directed to the University login page.
Note: Only residents can access HBO Go. If you experience difficulties logging in, please submit a Fix It request.
Streaming Content to Your TV With Roku
The easiest way to watch content on your television is to connect a coax cable from your wall to your TV. But did you know you can watch streaming content, including your on-demand and recorded DVR content, on your TV using a Roku device? Simply add the Xfinity Stream channel/app to your Roku & login to watch.
Compatible Roku Devices:
- Streaming Stick (3600)
- Express (3700, 3710)
- Express+ (3710)
- Premiere (4620)
- Premiere+ (4630)
- Ultra (4640)
- Roku 4 (4400)
- Roku 3 (4200, 4230)
- Roku 2 (4210)
- Roku TV (5XXX, 6XXX: Models within the 5000 and 6000 range)
Premium Channels and Packages
Premium channels, sports packages, and additional content is not part of Keeler Streaming TV but can be purchased separately and billed directly to your personal credit card. Information about additional channels can be found on the “Premium Video” tab on the Xfinity On Campus website.
Keeler Streaming TV Support
Having trouble accessing Keeler Streaming TV? Before you ask for help, double check that your wired Ethernet connection is secure for Keeler Streaming TV.
If you are still unable to connect to Keeler Streaming TV, submit a Fix It request. Please do not contact Comcast/Xfinity.