Philo Introduction

An introduction to Philo, what it is, and how to get connected using a computer or phone.

Philo EDU Stream Television Services

Media Technology Services, a unit of ITS, provides support for the Philo EDU television streaming service in the residence halls on the Platteville campus. You gain access to Philo EDU through a Roku device, mobile device (Play StoreApp Store), or computer.

Each student should bring their own data cable, switch, and/or Roku device.

Watching Philo EDU on a Roku device

You will need the MAC address of your Roku.  Then you will need to register your Roku on the UWPlatt-unsecure wireless network at

NOTE: The UWPlatt-unsecure wireless network is being provided for devices that do not support WPA2-enterprise authentication. This network is not encrypted, so its use is somewhat limited for security reasons. You may use this wireless network with Roku streaming devices to access the Philo EDU streaming television service provided to residents of Platteville campus residence halls.

To watch Philo EDU on a Roku device, a special education version of the Philo App is required; this particular app has a square academic cap icon (follow these instructions).   logo


Watching Philo EDU on a mobile device while on campus

Download from the appropriate app store. Sign in with your university username and password.


If you are having issues with picture clarity or sound, call the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400. On the branch campuses, cable TV is managed privately.

For Philo support, visit


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Keywords:Philo, Roku, TV, Cable, Intro   Doc ID:110744
Owner:Russell H.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2021-05-11 09:59 CSTUpdated:2021-08-10 13:37 CST
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