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Project Complete!!

The Wireless Upgrade and Expansion project officially closed earlier this month. The 3-year effort, starting in 2014, was funded by over 8 million dollars provided by the Provost’s Office. The project added over 4,400 wireless access points in 243 campus buildings and added over 6.25 million square feet of new wireless coverage all while coming […]

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Wireless Effort Nears Completion

The Wireless Upgrade and Expansion Project is nearing its completion after nearly three years of work. Over 242 buildings are being upgraded, and of those, 235 are complete. Work is ongoing at the Police Training Institute, the Airport Rescue and Firefighting Buildings, the Astronomy Building, Turner Student Services Building, office space in the Illini Union […]

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Wireless Expansion and Upgrade Nearing Completion

The Wireless Upgrade and Expansion Project is nearing completion. The effort began in the summer of 2014 and is expected to be complete by June of 2017. To date, 86% of the buildings scheduled for work have been completed and all remaining buildings are currently in the construction and installation phase. Over 5.8 million square […]

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All Buildings Completed or In-Progress

The Academic Mobility Advisory Group (AMAG) is happy to announce that all buildings that are in-scope for the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade project have either been completed or  work is underway! When the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade project started in 2014 there were approximately 270 buildings in-scope. To date, 243 of those buildings remain in […]

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Breaking WiFi Records

Upgrading hardware, adding additional wireless access points to buildings, reviewing wireless networking design…it all adds up to an improved and expanded wireless experience for those on the Urbana-Champaign campus. The statistics gathered about wireless usage in the first two weeks is staggering. Technology Services’ “Breaking WiFi Records” article illustrates the significance of the wireless experience on […]

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Wireless Progress Report Video

A new video helps explain the work that has been completed as part of the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade Project as well where the project is headed between now and July 2017.

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Wireless Equipment Announcement

Technology Services is excited to announce that we are significantly upgrading our WiFi solution across all of campus. As some of you may have already heard, we plan to replace every wireless access point on campus with new hardware by the start of the Fall 2016 semester. All campus buildings that have WiFi will be […]

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Sharing scientific information in developing countries via mobile apps

  Today’s edition of the Daily Illini takes a look at a new mobile app developed by Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) at the University of Illinois. The app is designed to help share scientific information in developing countries via an Android app. Educational videos developed by SAWBO are available for free to anyone to use for […]

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Fall Wireless Town Hall (RESCHEDULED)

UPDATE (09.17.15): The Wireless Town Hall and Support Clinic are being rescheduled to a different location and time. Please check back on this website for the new date and location. On Friday, September 25, the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade Project will host a Town Hall and Wireless Clinic. The event will take place in Lincoln […]

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Wireless Town Hall: Year 1

  You are invited to attend a Wireless Expansion and Upgrade Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, July 7 at 1:30 pm in GSLIS Room 126. The first year of the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade project has been successfully completed. At the Town Hall, representatives from the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade project will present on what was […]

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