Philo Edu at Rice University

Audience: On-campus housing Rice University Undergraduates students only. Undergraduates must be on-campus and "behind the hedges" to use Philo Edu.

Watch TV using Philo Edu at Rice University!

About Philo Edu at Rice University

  • Available for on-campus housing Rice Undergraduate students only
  • Philo is an IP-based television service that delivers live-streaming access of major broadcast as well as cable channels to on-campus undergraduates.
  • Students can watch prime-time TV, live news, sports, and entertainment “inside the hedges” on their laptops, smartphones, tablets around campus.
  • In order to view Philo Edu on more than one device, such as laptop and/or smartphone, you must be on Rice Owls. 
  • Rice University Philo Edu Login: | Login with your RiceNetID and NetID password

Rice Login

  • MyTV - upon successful login, here's a sample of the landing page. The features include: Watch Now and Recording options; listing of Recent Recordings, Trending Live, and New Upcoming!
  • Live - there are two views of Live programs and channels:  Grid and Guide views

  • Grid View of programs and channels.

Grid View

  • Guide view of programs and channels.

guide view

  • Welcome to My Recordings (About your Philo Edu Smart DVR)


  • Recordings - this a list of current recording(s (i.e. Rizzoli and Isles)

recordings example

  • Search - Use Search feature to find programs

Rice Supported Devices

  • You can watch Philo Edu on the following devices:
    • Mac: Any Mac computer running OS X 10.8 or higher using a supported browser.
    • PC: Any PC running Windows 7 or higher using a supported browser.
    • iOS: Any Apple device running iOS 7 or higher by downloading our iOS app.
    • Android: Most Android devices running Android 4.4 or higher by downloading the Android app. The Philo Edu app does not appear in the Google Play Store for incompatible devices. [Note: some new Android TV or devices are not compatible with Philo Edu at this time.  Check with Philo Edu Support by submitting a request directly to Philo Edu.  See section on Philo Edu Help Center.]
    • Roku3 is fully supported.
    • AppleTV is not supported for Philo Edu at Rice University.

Philo Edu Help Center


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Keywords:IPTV watching TV online cable internet devices laptop roku apple tablet smartphones cell phones cellphones mobile device recording macintosh computer PC Mac IOS Android campus   Doc ID:70275
Owner:Diane Y.Group:Rice University
Created:2017-01-30 09:40 CSTUpdated:2018-09-04 09:58 CST
Sites:Rice University
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