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Report: Transition to Remote Work Has Long-Term Impact

In a recent survey, 70 percent of global IT leaders reported that more than half of their companies' employees are working remotely due to the pandemic. That's roughly triple the share of staffers working remotely before the COVID-19 shutdown, according to a report from Infoblox and Zogby Analytics.

U Arizona: Students Must Test for COVID or Lose WiFi Access

The University of Arizona has announced that starting in the spring it will require weekly testing for COVID-19 among students living in dorms or attending in-person classes. If they refuse or forget, they'll lose access to the campus WiFi network.

Alabama A&M to Implement New Managed Campus WiFi

An Historically Black University has chosen to upgrade its wireless networking capacity through a managed service. Founded in 1875, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University recently announced that it had selected Apogee to implement a new high-speed WiFi network in its four colleges and at a 972-acre off-campus agricultural research station.

State of Utah Project to Provide Private LTE Network for Education, Healthcare

The Utah Education & Telehealth Network, which connects the state's K-12 schools, colleges and universities, public libraries and healthcare providers, is forging ahead with plans to set up a private LTE network to address the digital divide.

St Marys University Amps Up Network for Esports Arena

St. Mary's University in Texas has partnered with Spectrum Enterprise to establish the institution's new Spectrum Esports Arena and power it with a dedicated Fiber Internet Access circuit.

10G Networks Promise Millisecond Latency

On the horizon for 2021, 10G offers the promise of delivering 10 times the current most prevalent maximum speeds offered to consumers.



Internet2 Chooses Cisco for Next-gen Infrastructure

The nonprofit high-speed internet community that is Internet2 has struck an agreement with Cisco to build out its research and education infrastructure using technology from the company. The alliance between the two organizations is part of a "next-generation infrastructure" initiative at Internet2, begun to provide support specifically for data-intensive research projects.

Rapid Adaptations Keep Rural Colleges Afloat

A three-page brief from thinktank MDRC recapped a number of "rapid adaptations" educators are making to address the unique challenges faced by rural populations — especially now, when schools are delivering courses remotely.

Houston Baptist University Putting New Wireless APs in Every Dorm Room

Houston Baptist University is revamping its residential network to ensure students can connect to their online classes as they follow social distancing requirements in their dorms.

Updated: Where to Get Free WiFi for Students During COVID-19

Refer your college students to these services to help them keep up with school work.