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10 things you didn’t know about Wi-Fi at Carolina

August 25, 2022

You probably already know that UNC-Chapel Hill’s primary Wi-Fi network is eduroam, but how much do you know about eduroam or the other two Wi-Fi networks at UNC? 1. How do you pronounce eduroam? Say the “edu” like “education.” That’s … Continued

ITS and UNC Health improve institutional Wi-Fi mobility

June 19, 2020

ITS Communication Technologies and UNC Health are improving institutional mobility. CommTech has brought UNC Health’s Skynet wireless network to virtually all of the UNC School of Medicine. UNC Health, meanwhile, has deployed UNC-Chapel Hill’s eduroam network to most spaces within … Continued

ITS collaborates on wireless solution at UNC-Asheville

August 12, 2016

What happens when two UNC universities with shared resources decide to both implement eduroam–and confuse your wireless configuration while they’re at it? In this case, staff of UNC-Chapel Hill Information Technology Services and at UNC-Asheville worked together to implement a … Continued

Securing Wi-Fi with eduroam

October 8, 2015

In a guest post for National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Jim Gogan, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Communication Technologies at Information Technology Services, explains how UNC-Chapel Hill’s new primary wireless connection eduroam can ensure the most secure transmission of both your … Continued

New enrollment model for eduroam launches

August 3, 2015

The beta enrollment model for eduroam migrates to the production enrollment model for the entire campus on Monday, August 3, starting at 5:30 p.m. and finishing by 8 p.m., at the latest. Following this migration, you will configure a system … Continued

Campus begins transition to “eduroam” wireless network

May 28, 2015

Information Technology Services is phasing out UNC-Chapel Hill’s UNC-Secure wireless network and moving the more than 50,000 devices that use that wireless connection over to “eduroam,” a secure and encrypted wireless network shared by universities around the world. Thousands of … Continued