Post Tagged with: "WiFi"

An Eastbound train to Oshawa pulling into Danforth GO station. (Courtesy Flickr user Lord of the Wings©)

What’s stalling Go Transit Wi-Fi?

In a world becoming so dependent on wireless internet for news and updates, the demand for Wi-Fi in more public spaces while commuting has risen.

In Canada, VIA Rail trains have Wi-Fi for business or economy classes and long-distance travels. But regional trains, more specifically Ontario GO trains, don’t have Wi-Fi, despite several of their trains travelling the same distance as some VIA Rail routes.

by Shantia Cross· · Features
(Ryersonian file photo)

Looking for high-speed internet on Ryerson campus? Go to the library

If you want fast wireless Internet, go to the library, but stay away from the study cubicles.  A Ryersonian test of the school’s Wi-Fi speeds found that users can get speeds of over 100 megabits per second in less crowded areas of the library — the fastest on campus. Megabits are a measure of data transfer speed. Eight megabits is […]

by Ethan Lou· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Wi-Fi will find a way outside

Wi-Fi will find a way outside

By Daniel Melfi Wi-Fi fills the halls of campus buildings, but students hoping to Google on Gould Street have to shell out for data plans. That could change as early as spring, as Ryerson looks to expand campus Wi-Fi to outdoor spaces. “Everyone thinks it’s a good idea,” said Brian Lesser, director of Ryerson’s computing and communications services (CCS). Lesser […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
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