Manipal University implements Wi-Fi Mesh network at Campus
Manipal University implements Wi-Fi Mesh network at Campus- Manipal city becomes one of the largest WiFi networks in the country ahead of cities like Bangalore and Pune
-Manipal city becomes one of the largest WiFi networks in the country ahead of cities like Bangalore and Pune
-WiFi network enables students to access fast, convenient wireless internet and the University’s Local Area Network (LAN) anywhere on the campus and also while on the move.
Bangalore, May 12th, 2008: Manipal University has tied up with D-VoiS Broadband Private Limited, Bangalore for the implementation of a campus wide Wi-Fi Mesh Network, capable of supporting high speed internet and other broadband applications.
This self-sealing, self-adjusting network enables students to access internet, intranet and other value added applications anytime, anywhere within the campus. The Wi-Fi Mesh network at Manipal is one of the largest seamless Wi-Fi networks in the country covering almost the entire city of Manipal.
According to Dr. Ranjan Pai, CEO, Manipal Education and Medical Group, “Manipal University had been a leader in imparting global education and ensuring world class infrastructure for its students. We believe in providing our students the best that technology has to offer to enable them to study at their pace and comfort. With the WiFi Mesh, the students have the advantage of accessing high speed internet anywhere on the campus thus facilitating learning and ensuring academic excellence. “
The WiFi Mesh network is spread across 5 sq km and is capable of supporting more than 15000 subscribers. Manipal University in association with D-VoiS would also implement other value added applications such as streaming video, e-library and video on demand in a phased manner.
About Manipal University:
Manipal University was recognized by the Government of India as a deemed to be University in the year 1993. Among the foremost colleges and Institutions in India, the Manipal University colleges are highly regarded in their sphere of expertise, be it MIT (Manipal Institute of Technology) for engineering, or KMC (Kasturba Medical College) for medicine. Manipal University today ranks as one of India's premier multi-dimensional educational institutions and the awarding of a Deemed University status is testimonial to this fact.
Students from over 50 countries worldwide come seeking education in this culturally diverse institute. Degrees from Manipal are recognized worldwide, making it a Mecca of educational services.
About D-VoiS Broadband Pvt. Ltd.
D-VoiS Broadband Private Ltd. is Category “A” Internet Service Provider based at Bangalore. It has set up the largest wireless mesh network in India at Manipal and plans to expand its operations to other Indian Cities. It has chosen Motorola as its partner for rolling out the Wi-Fi network at Manipal and GTL Infrastructure Limited (“GIL”) as its implementation partner. The company will provide reliable, affordable and hi-speed broadband network to clusters with large user base such as apartment complexes, educational campuses, etc. using wireless technology. For its city network, GIL’s telecom towers could be used for setting up base stations thereby enabling D-Vois immediate footprint in various cities and also across the entire city.
Company website : www.dvois.com
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