(Carrollton, GA) – September 2, 2021 – Comcast today announced the deployment of an advanced Managed Wi-Fi solution on the University of West Georgia’s campus in Carrollton, Georgia.
“The University of West Georgia is thrilled to offer this compelling technology solution to our students,” said Brendan B. Kelly, President of the University of West Georgia. “Our collaboration with Comcast makes our campus one of the most technologically advanced in the nation, which will truly benefit our students.”
The new service provides several benefits to students including:
- Managed Wi-Fi with fast speeds: Provides high-speed Wi-Fi service and excellent coverage for students.
- Less equipment to manage: Students can connect and stream without extra equipment or installation.
- 24/7 support: Comcast monitors the network continuously and provides constant end user support for residents.
Comcast has installed 1,500 Wi-Fi access points throughout on-campus residential halls and in numerous outdoor common areas. The state-of-the-art Wi-Fi 6 technology connects students with symmetrical speeds of up to 200 megabits per second.
The managed Wi-Fi solution enables students to stream content and connect online without device restrictions. The technology also allows for multiple devices to connect online while maintaining ultra-fast speeds.
“We are proud to partner with the University of West Georgia to announce this major technology partnership,” said Jason Gumbs, Comcast Regional SVP. “We understand the emphasis that institutes of higher learning place on advanced technology, and we are proud to be their provider of choice.”
The University of West Georgia is a public university which has provided studies for higher learning since 1906. The university offers a total of 92 degree and certificate programs and has over 170 student organizations. The Carrollton-based campus is 645 acres, has seven residence halls and is home to 2,466 students who live on campus.