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Cable television service on the campus including residence halls, university housing, academic buildings, departments, and the Iowa House. 

Current Status

There are currently no alerts.

Maintenance

Services scheduled for maintenance over the next 7 days. Please refer to the calendar view of alerts for a complete schedule.

There is currently no planned maintenance.

Past 90 Days

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Alert History

Start: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 8:00am
End: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 2:30pm
Description

There is a Mediacom Cable TV outage in Iowa City and the surrounding areas due to a fiber cut in Cedar Rapids. Mediacom is working to resolve the issue but it could take several hours. We will update this notice as soon as more information is available. 

Services
Last updated: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 8:14am
Start: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 10:00am
End: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 3:30pm
Description

ITS will be working on the Campus Cable TV system. You can expect brief interruptions during this time.

Services
Start: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 12:00pm
End: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 8:00am
Updates
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 8:00am

Cable TV service has been restored. Please contact the ITS Help Desk if you experience any further issues.

Description

Cable TV is out campus-wide due to a Mediacom fiber cut. Mediacom is working to resolve the issue.  We will update this notice as soon as more information is available.

Services
Last updated: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 8:08am
Start: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 12:00am
End: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 6:00am
Description

Mediacom has scheduled an outage of all video services in Iowa City and Coralville.

Internet services should not be affected.

Services
Start: 
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 12:00am
End: 
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 6:00am
Description

Mediacom is moving to a different video platform. You may see a sporadic loss of channels or the entire video line up in all of Iowa City and Coralville.

Service should be restored to normal by 6:00 AM.

Services
Start: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 12:00am
End: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 6:00am
Description

Mediacom is moving to a different video platform. You may see a sporadic loss of channels or the entire video line up in all of Iowa City and Coralville.

Service should be restored to normal by 6:00 AM.

Services
Start: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 12:00am
End: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 6:00am
Description

Mediacom will be performing maintenance on their fiber network and the campus cable TV service will be interrupted during this time.

Services
Last updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 4:39pm
Start: 
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 5:00pm
End: 
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 7:00pm
Description

ITS has received reports from several campus locations about problems accessing cable television services.

ITS support staff are investigating the issue.

Services
Last updated: 
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 9:55am
Start: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 8:00am
End: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 10:00am
Description

ITS will be performing maintenance to the Campus Cable TV system (CATV) on Tuesday 5 July 2016 from 8:00AM-10:00AM.

This may cause brief interruptions during this time period. 

Services
Start: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 3:15pm
End: 
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 8:00am
Description

Addendum - This outage will also affect high speed internet at Hawkeye Apartments.

Mediacom reports that a fiber cable has been cut and is causing a Cable TV outage in the Iowa City area. This will affect Cable TV on campus.

Mediacom is working to restore service as quickly as possible.  We will update this page once we have further information.     

Services
Last updated: 
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 8:03am
Start: 
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
End: 
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 6:00am
Description

ITS has been notified that Windstream Communications will be relocating fiber cable between Iowa City and Cedar Rapids on May 20, 2016 from 12:00 AM - 6:00 AM.

This will affect internet service for all Mediacom customers in Iowa City and Coralville as well as towns south of Iowa City. Internet connectivity is not expected to be interrupted but may be slow.

Services
Last updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 7:20am

Cable TV Contact Information

Contact Telecommunications and Network Services, 319-335-2945