Getting Started With Cable Television at U-M

Cable television delivers programming using clear QAM, a communication standard that allows televisions to receive programming without a separate cable box. The most important requirement is that your television include a QAM tuner. Most good-quality televisions have a QAM tuner, but it’s important to check the specifications before purchasing a new TV that you want to connect to cable.

Instructions for setting up your television to receive cable channels.