The expansion of faster broadband mobile coverage allows campus administrators and technology users alike to do a lot more than 3G and Wi-Fi can.
An article published Wednesday May 23 on UniversityBusiness.com discusses how college campuses are reaping the benefits of 4G technology. The article discusses how upgrading to 4G technology enables more applications in more places. For example, portable 4G hotspot devices placed in mobile offices or study areas and videoconferences used to connect one campus with a group of students at another.
4G coverage does more than benefit colleges academically. Students, at Lebanon Valley College, can receive emergency updates or other alerts quickly and check the college website or blackboard for the full content of the alerts. Thanks to 4G coverage, the University of Central Florida to provide hotspots on buses that serve the campus and surrounding areas, as well as, to police the campus.
In regards to non-academic applications, Quantum COO Eytan Wiener says, “Colleges can place security cameras with SIM cards or 4G modules on baseball fields or set them up temporarily in remote areas where students will be,” He speculates that 4G technology makes providing security for colleges a lot easier, as opposed to installing hardwired circuits to reach locations with a signal. 4G web cameras connect back to monitors on campus, which alleviates the hassle.
Quantum Wireless offers a great deal of 4G technology that provides solutions for large buildings and organizations. In need of a cell phone booster? Quantum sells 4G cell phone boosters from Cellphone-Mate and Wilson. Quantum also sells networking solutions such as routers, access points, wireless bridges, and customer premises equipment (CPE) from manufacturers like Ubiquiti, TP Link, Meraki,Proxim, Cradlepoint and the likes.
“4G technology and fast Wi-Fi speeds are enabling us all to do more, and access the information we want no matter where we are.”