Access Monash TV

Monash TV is a free service offering staff and students access to certain free-to-air television stations while connected to the Monash network. Please ensure you have an ethernet cable connection, as TV streaming access is not available through wireless.

Before you begin

The VLC media player must be set up before you can access TV streaming. Download VLC media player.

  1. Open VLC media player
  2. Click on Settings, then Preferences
  3. Click the plus (+) sign next to Playlist
  4. Select Service Directory
  5. Tick SAP Announcements
  6. Click Save
  7. Close VLC media player.

Starting the TV streaming service

  1. Open VLC media player
  2. Select View, then Playlist
  3. Wait for the plus (+) sign to appear next to Session Announcements (SAP). There will be short delay of approximately 1 minute
  4. Click on the plus (+) sign next to Monash TV
  5. Double click the TV channel you would like to watch and resize the screen as you prefer
  6. Click on the black square Stop button to finish and choose another channel.

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