Housing switches internet provider

Housing switches internet provider

For the third time in two years, campus housing has changed internet providers. The most recent transition, from UTD-sponsored internet – CometNet and TemocNet – to Apogee, began in May and ended June 15. Director of Housing Operations Kevin Kwiatkowski said the move was a joint decision by University Housing, the...

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Internet disruption prompts investigation

Internet disruption prompts investigation

The UTD campus lost internet connectivity for 12 hours last month, prompting an investigation from the Office of Information Technology. OIT Associate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Brian Dourty said the first indication of a network issue occurred Jan. 20 at 1:58 p.m., when the office received an automatic...

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Power outages cause UV’s reversion to TWC

Power outages cause UV’s reversion to TWC

Two different providers will deliver internet services to UTD’s  residential areas. Canyon Creek Heights and University Commons will continue to provide CometNet/TemocNet, but University Village will shift back to Time Warner, now known as Spectrum. This also means that routers, wireless printers and TV streaming devices are no longer banned...

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UV reverts back to TWC for internet provider

UV reverts back to TWC for internet provider

After a series of thunderstorms and recurring issues with the wireless access points in the university apartments, UTD and the Office of Information Technology have decided to revert back to the services provided by Time Warner Cable, now known as Spectrum. On July 7 at 4 p.m., a thunderstorm struck...

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Internet speed to rise in UV

Internet speed to rise in UV

Residents of University Commons and University Village can look forward to faster Internet speeds and more reliable network support, thanks to an initiative by the Office of Information Technology and Housing and Building Operations. The university is ending its nine-year contract with Time Warner this month and will instead activate...

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SG Report: December 5th

SG Report: December 5th

Comet Discount Program Student Government is planning to update the Comet Discount Program, which provides various deals on goods and services found within a 10-mile radius of UTD. A full list of businesses offering deals can currently be found at SG.utdallas.edu/discount under “Comet Discounts.” Auto repair shops, child care facilities,...

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