Tags Wi-Fi

U. Pittsburgh’s athletic director of IT optimizes networks and game-time performance

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

Seth Graham's unique role goes beyond installing Wi-Fi routers. He's also scouting for new technologies to aid student athlete monitoring and performance.

FCC's E-Rate updates don't look to the future, education leaders say

by Betsy Foresman • 7 months ago

Updates to E-Rate are expected to benefit small and rural schools, but districts won't get any extra help when it comes to cybersecurity.

$120K for dorm Wi-Fi upgrades? College CIO does it himself instead

by Jake Williams • 7 months ago

After a case of sticker shock, Illinois College's assistant CIO rolled up his sleeves and recruited a student worker to fix a weak wireless signal.

Buffalo schools build Wi-Fi network targeting 'homework gap'

by Colin Wood • 10 months ago

The new wireless is network is expected to reach the homes of approximately 5,500 students, providing new educational opportunities after school.

Five ways to close the homework gap

by Stacey Pusey • 12 months ago

Commentary: By rallying community members and thinking creatively, schools can connect more of their students to the internet.

Hundreds sign petition against FCC's plan to commercialize education's wireless service

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

A wireless internet service currently available primarily to educational institutions could soon be opened up for private industry to monetize.

Lawmakers want the FCC to fund Wi-Fi on school buses

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

New legislation would use E-rate funds to bring internet access to students who may not have connections at home.

How Dartmouth is transforming its on-campus Wi-Fi network

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

With the help of "AI-driven" architecture and virtualized Bluetooth beacons, the college says what it has now is far more than an internet connection.

Broadband connectivity is rising in K-12 as cost falls, report finds

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

CoSN's annual infrastructure report reveals a positive connectivity trend contrasted with challenges around funding and cybersecurity staffing.

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