CATV, which originally stood for community antenna television or community access television, is now the accepted acronym for cable TV. In conjumction with Falls Earth Station, the university provides CATV service on all Tufts dormitory system outlets as a convenience of occupancy. To access CATV services, just connect a cable from your T.V. or computer connection to the wall outlet. The 88 Basic Universal Service channels are listed on the Falls Earth Station welcome page.
For issues with your CATV service or cable, please use the Service Request link on the Falls Earth site.This may include the lack of any signals, a damaged wall outlet, or poor reception. If a site visit to your room is required, it will be scheduled using this Service Request link. DataCom Technicians are available until 4:00 PM. Standard turnaround time for routine repairs is one business day from the time the trouble is reported.
Students may also choose to subscribe to one of the cost-based digital service options from Falls Earth Station. Click here to view a current listing of channels and options available. Please read the Falls Earth Station Subscription Services Terms and Conditions statement in its entirety before you sign up for any of the subscription services.
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