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K-StateHD.TV FAQ's

Kansas State University and K-State Athletics have combined to launch a unique joint venture offering unmatched world-wide coverage of Wildcat student-athletes. K-StateHD.TV will feature live games, on-site pre-game shows, exclusive features & interviews — all shot and produced in HD — as well as classic games and campus programming.


What is K-StateHD.TV?

K-StateHD.TV is an exclusive high-definition digital network providing K-State a world-wide connection for live athletics and academic events, classic games, press conferences, original programming, as well as on-campus performances and/or lectures. A joint venture between K-State Athletics, Inc., and Kansas State University, K-StateHD.TV is the portal through which the world sees what K-State Athletics and Kansas State University have to offer.

What makes K-StateHD.TV unique?
Thanks to a very close working relationship between KSA and on-campus staff, K-StateHD.TV features a mix of athletics and on-campus personnel and equipment. Students will work hand-in-hand with professionals in all aspects of K-StateHD.TV, fostering an environment unique in college athletics. Using one of the few fully-equipped HD trucks in the Midwest, K-StateHD.TV not only will provide professional and outstanding production of all events, but a tremendous educational opportunity for students.

What video is on K-StateHD.TV?
Using the tabs at the top of K-StateHD.TV, viewers can choose which video channel they wish to watch. The News and Research channel will feature videos from on-campus organizations, including messages from President Kirk Schulz. The Sports channel features K-State Athletics live games, classic games, game replays, live press conferences, and other original programming. Live game productions are limited to what contests are available after selections are made by Big 12 Conference television partners. The Speakers channel features Landon Lectures as well as other guest speakers and professor lectures. The Arts channel features performances from a multitude of campus organizations in art and entertainment, as well as original programming. The Alumni and Friends channel features videos from Kansas State University organizations such as the Alumni Association, Foundation, Salina campus and more.

What video is free and what is premium?
K-StateHD.TV viewers will enjoy free video for Kansas State University on-campus events, under the headings of News and Research, Speakers, Arts, and Alumni and Friends. Viewers who select the Sports channel will see both free and premium videos content. Any live K-State Athletics event will be a premium video broadcast and will require a subscription, but a free audio option is available.

Why subscribe for the premium content?
K-StateHD.TV will exclusively air nearly 200 live K-State Athletics events in the 2012-13 season that cannot be seen anywhere on over-the-air or cable television. Some of those events include, but are not limited to, the K-State vs. Missouri State football game, K-State Gameday pregame show for every home football game, every non-televised home volleyball match, every non-televised home women's basketball game, and every non-televised home baseball game, K-State Gameday pregame show at selected volleyball, men's basketball, women's basketball, baseball, and Olympic sporting events, weekly and postgame press conferences, and other original programming.

How much does it cost to subscribe?
Subscriptions to K-StateHD.TV are $9.95 a month and $79.95 a year. Click here to subscribe!

If I was a subscriber to K-State All-Access, do I need to do anything?
No. All former subscribers to K-State All-Access will remain as subscribers to K-StateHD.TV at the same price and will have immediate access to the increased video quantity and quality without changing a thing!

Who will announce the games for the live sports I see on K-StateHD.TV?
Thanks to K-State Athletics' strong partnership with multimedia entities such as CBS, Learfield and Manhattan Broadcasting Co., K-StateHD.TV viewers will see an outstanding HD video feed with full production, embedded with the radio call from the K-State Sports Network or flagship station 1350 KMAN.

Are all K-StateHD.TV videos in HD?
All K-StateHD.TV live events and on-demand video content are shot with state-of-the-art HD cameras, and then produced and edited for HD viewing. Some K-StateHD.TV archived content was filmed and created with Standard Definition cameras/production equipment.


Troubleshooting and Technical Support 

Playback should not stop or stall under normal circumstances. However, video delivery may be disrupted or the quality of the picture may not appear to be "HD" based on your network connection speed or during periods of internet congestion. If playback stalls, stops or plays slowly, try one or all of the following:

  • Make sure your computer meets the minimum system requirements
  • Refresh your browser or close your browser and open it again.
  • Avoid internet congestion by waiting several minutes before viewing the programming again.
  • Close other computer applications that may be open at the same time.
  • Update your Flash Player plugin and Java plugin
  • Make sure you have the latest version of your browser installed, that cookies are enabled, and any pop-up blockers are turned off.
  • Try using an alternative browser (If you are using Internet Explorer, try Firefox. If you're using Firefox, try Internet Explorer, etc).
  • Restart your computer.

If this does not help, please visit the online Help Center for troubleshooting and support.


Prior All-Access Subscribers

If you have canceled a previous All-Access subscription, you may restart your subscription by clicking here and logging in under your old login/password. If you do not remember your login information, click on "New user" and follow the prompts.

CBSSports.com Subscribers
If you have an account at cbssports.com, you can add a K-StateHD.TV subscription by clicking here and logging in under your cbssports.com login/password. You will then be prompted to upgrade to a premium account. If you do not remember yourcbssports.com login information, click on "New user" and follow the prompts.


Note: K-State's web provider CBS Interactive uses the Flash platform, therefore live video content will not be available using the default web browser on the Apple iPad and iPad2.