Skip to main content

Secondary navigation:

Cable TV

Information Technology Services

Cable facts

  • BC cable TV is only available to on campus students.
  • All BC students, regardless of where they live on campus, get the same cable TV stations.
  • There is a cable connection at each bed and in common areas of most residence halls.
  • Because BC’s cable system is not scrambled, there is no need for a converter box.
  • There is no additional monthly bill for cable service.
  • Make sure to program your TV to recognize all the cable channels available at BC (consult your TV manual for instructions).
  • Check out the full channel line-up.

What you need

  • A cable-ready TV & manuals.
  • An RG6 quad shield coaxial cable with male “F” connectors at both ends (see Figure 1).
Figure 1.

Figure 1: RG6 quad shield coaxial cable with male “F” connector.

If you have a VCR or DVD player, you will need

  • An RG6 quad shield coaxial cable with male “F” connector (see Figure 1).
  • VCR manual/DVD player manual.
  • If you want to watch one station and record another at the same time, you need a 1000 MHz splitter. The setup varies with model of VCR. Consult your manuals.