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Over 1 Million Square Feet of Coverage Added to Campus

The Wireless Expansion and Upgrade Project is not even one year old and already more than 1 million square feet of new wireless coverage have been added to the University of Illinois wireless network. The project cleared the one million square feet mark for new coverage on June 6, 2015 when work was completed on the […]

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Wireless Upgrade supports HackIllinois 2015 with ease

Snow and cold winter winds couldn’t stop the participants at HackIllinois 2015 from creating apps, websites and hardware hacks. And thanks to upgraded wireless in locations like the Siebel Center, over 900 student, staff and vendor participants were able to connect to the campus wireless network during the event without issues. HackIllinois is a 36 hour […]

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Mobile Computing Survey

The Mobile Computing Group is looking for student feedback about mobile computing on campus. By filling out a simple survey, students can share their thoughts about what mobile apps, services and features should be offered at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Mobile Computing Group includes representatives from Office of the Provost, Office of […]

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Wireless Expansion and Upgrade Map Now Available

We have made it easier for you to follow along with the progress of the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade project at Illinois. Now, with the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade map, you can see which buildings on campus have successfully upgraded their wireless networks. You can also see which buildings are currently in the middle of […]

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Using Wireless to Teach With Tablets

One the main areas of focus for CITES is the intersection between teaching and technology, specifically looking at how new technologies can help improve student learning outcomes in a classroom. Tablets have already shaken up the consumer technology landscape, and now they are beginning to change the ways that technology is used in the classroom. […]

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Homecoming festivities at Memorial Stadium.

Wireless in Stadiums

A significant part of the University of Illinois’s wireless and cellular efforts on campus includes improving connectivity and expanding coverage at Memorial Stadium and the State Farm Center. We will provide more details about those efforts in the future as construction progresses. In the meantime, EdTech Magazine has a good article looking at what four of our peer universities have […]

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Wireless Expansion at IT Professionals Forum 2014

University of Illinois IT Professionals will have the chance to learn more about the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade Project at The 2014 IT Professionals Forum on Tuesday, November 4 at the iHotel and Conference Center. Craig Flowers from the College of Veterinary Medicine, Tracy Smith from CITES, Troy Gagne from CITES and Chuck Hayes from […]

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New Website Launches

Welcome to the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade Project website. This site will provide news and updates about the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade Project.

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