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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 Communication Technologies highlights 2016-2017 accomplishments

September 22, 2017

During its busy 2016-2017 fiscal year, ITS Communication Technologies worked on many high-profile, high-impact projects. The division finished a 3.5-year project to provide pervasive wireless on the main campus, upgraded network coverage in 45 buildings and boosted Wi-Fi in the … Continued

ITS completes main campus pervasive wireless project

September 7, 2017

ITS Communication Technologies has wrapped up a 3.5-year project to provide pervasive wireless coverage within all remaining campus buildings. When ITS launched the project in 2014, less than 35 percent of campus within-building space had appropriate Wi-Fi coverage. In this … Continued

ITS boosts Wi-Fi connection in dorms

August 30, 2017

As Carolina students opt to use their smartphones for an increasing amount of their online needs, the Wi-Fi access points in the hallways of the University’s residence halls haven’t been able to keep up. The wireless system that ITS finished … 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