Tag Archives: Wireless

Network improvements result in faster speeds

Over the summer, Information Technology Services made several improvements to Northeastern’s network. These upgrades include: Increased ResNet port speed in residential halls In-room, wired network port increase includes more than doubling upload speeds (to 20MB) with moderate burst capabilities, and increase in download speeds of up to 1000Mbps. Compared to a home installation 50Mbps download […]

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NUwave-guest access changes, effective August 16, 2013.

To enhance the security of Northeastern’s network, new standards will be implemented for the NUwave-guest wireless network. Beginning on Friday, August 16, 2013, NUwave-guest will provide restricted access to the internet – limited to web browsers, email clients and VPN applications. All Northeastern faculty and staff must use NUwave, Northeastern’s secure wireless network. Please use […]

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Updating NUwave wireless authentication – new certificate acceptance required

On Monday, July 15, 2013 at 5:00 am EDT, Information Technology Services will be updating the NUwave wireless authentication system for all of Northeastern University, including all campus locations. The updates will be completed by Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 5:00 pm EDT. Following the update all wireless users will be required to accept a new […]

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NUwave Wireless Certificate Update

At the end of June, the digital certificate used to provide secure NUwave wireless authentication was successfully renewed. This certificate ensures both identity and encryption of wireless network communications. All wireless devices connecting to NUwave are required to accept the new certificate. Please note that the acceptance process may vary depending on your wireless device. […]

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Wireless NUwave Secure – Security Update

The University’s NUwave wireless network is designed to ensure secure connections between your device and Northeastern resources. A component of the security system is a digital certificate which must be renewed periodically. Information Technology Services is now in the process to renew the certificate for NUwave. This renewal process requires customers to accept this new […]

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NUwave Wireless Update – October 2010

The campus continues to receive 802.11n upgrades to NUwave, our wireless network. The main benefits of 802.11n, when compared to 802.11g, are 50% faster transmission speeds and increased signal strength, when accessed from an 802.11n capable system. 802.11n also supports systems using 802.11a, b, or g at their rated speeds. The list of buildings with 100% 802.11n upgraded NUwave […]

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