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U Tennessee Applies AT&T 5G and 5G+ Networks in Research

The University of Tennessee Knoxville is working with AT&T to build out a 5G+ presence on campus. That project will incorporate a testbed to allow university and company researchers to understand how 5G and 5G+ technology can address unique communications challenges.

Eduroam Expands to Support K–12 Schools, Libraries and Museums

Nonprofit Internet2 has launched eduroam Support Organizations, an effort to expand its secure, wireless roaming service into K–12 schools, libraries and museums.

Texas A&M-Commerce Upgrades Residential WiFi to Meet Blended Learning Demands

In order to meet the connectivity and bandwidth needs of blended learning, Texas A&M University-Commerce has rolled out a new wireless network across all of its residence halls.

University of Connecticut and AT&T Collaborating on 5G Lab

A new private 5G network at the University of Connecticut's Stamford campus will advance academic programs and expand entrepreneurial activities in the Stamford Data Science Initiative.

New University of Missouri Lab Explores Emerging 5G Technologies

A new innovation lab at the University of Missouri will focus on developing 5G devices and applications and exploring new use cases for the technology in a variety of fields.

Lincoln U Deploys WiFi 6 to Support Remote Learning

Pennsylvania's Lincoln University has boosted wireless connectivity in all its campus spaces with a network rollout designed to meet the demands of both in-person and remote instruction.



Internet2: 25 Years of Technology and Community

This year, Internet2 will celebrate its 25th anniversary as it continues to support and lead critical network infrastructure and services nationally while engaging the world's research and education communities.

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.

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.

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.