Privatel replaces Xfinity as Rider's Cable TV Provider

As of January 1, 2021, Rider University's Cable Provider is PRIVATEL with TV service from DirectTV

What is changing?

Privatel has replaced Xfinity (Comcast) as Rider's Cable TV provider.

How do I use the new service?

Cable TV will still be provided via coax cable, which means you can connect your TV to the cable jack in your room or office.

Please note that a Digital Tuner is still required.  If your TV worked on campus prior to January 1, 2021, it will be compatible with the new service. 

For your TV to receive the new channel lineup, you will need to re-scan for channels The channel scanning process is outlined in this article.

Where can I find a Channel Lineup?

A Channel Lineup for the new service will be available soon.

What about Xfinity on Campus (Xfinity Streaming)?

Xfinity on Campus will be replaced with a new platform.  Details will follow in the coming weeks.




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Mon 1/4/21 10:33 AM
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