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Fiber improves service for Outdoor Education Center

April 2, 2018

Down the hill and through the woods, Carolina’s Outdoor Education Center on Country Club Road needed more reliable and less expensive phone and internet service. The center’s carrier wasn’t promising service improvements any time soon, and leasing an energy company’s … Continued

ITS helps enhance fiber network while boosting town-gown relations

August 22, 2017

Over the past year, UNC-Chapel Hill has continued to build upon critical collaborations with agencies across Orange County to jointly improve high-speed, fiber connections as demand and prices for bandwidth skyrocket. Need and urgency intensify Jim Gogan, Assistant Vice Chancellor … Continued

ITS assists Athletics with big data to expand audience

August 15, 2017

With help from ITS and others, the UNC-Chapel Hill Athletics Department is gearing up to use “big data” to cultivate a broader audience and thereby, significantly expand revenue. The Athletics Department’s efforts also lay the foundation for additional campus groups, … Continued

ITS installs fiber for Athletics for sports network

July 13, 2017

ITS has begun installing a couple miles of fiber on campus that will enable the Athletics department to provide live video and data for the ACC Digital Network that ESPN and the Atlantic Coast Conference are launching in 2019. “No … Continued

On the job with ITS Transport Operations

May 19, 2016

Within UNC-Chapel Hill Information Technology Services’ Communication Technologies group, Transport Operations team members are always on the go. ITS Transport Operations is responsible for the installation and maintenance of transport cable on campus, which means all those types of lines … Continued

Fiber work never ends for this ITS group

April 13, 2016

  Fiber is what enables us to communicate on campus. For many of us, that’s where our understanding of fiber-optic cable ends. Fiber, for the record, is what digital data travels through in the form of pulses of light. Essential, … Continued