UO struggles with slow Wi-Fi

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Monday, October 21, 2013

The University of Oregon's demand for Wi-Fi connections outstrips the bandwidth the campus provides.

The shortage of capacity is a potential multimillion dollar problem for the school.

The university devoted $660,000 to tackle the first of these issues — maintaining connections — by the end of this year.

The student population has soared by 40 percent, to 24,500, since 2000, when only 60 people had signed on to the campus Wi-Fi system. The system has failed to keep up.

Read more at The Bend Bulletin.

 

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