RSSCategory: Wireless Networks

Oct 31: Sporadic internet and internal network outages

Oct 31: Sporadic internet and internal network outages

FIT Community To continue providing fast, secure and reliable network performance, critical networking components must be replaced.  The work has been scheduled for Oct.31 from 6:30am – 7:30am.  During this activity, users at FIT will be able to access the internet and internal network services.  However, external users will experience sporadic connectivity issues. Thank you for your […]

October 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
Dorm internet after 10:00 pm

Dorm internet after 10:00 pm

Ask IT Question: During the day my internet on my computer works fine, but once it gets to about 10:00pm my internet just stops working. I’m not sure why. -Sabrina Vigliotti Ask IT Answer: Dear Ms. Vigliotti, Please contact TechHelp for students at 212-217-HELP (4357), so we may gather more details about your problem. We will […]

October 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
FITAIR – campus wireless access

FITAIR – campus wireless access

The advanced high performance wireless project is nearing completion.  All of the administrative and academic buildings on 27th St have been retrofitted with the latest wireless technology. To access the new wireless technology, select FITAIR from the list of available wireless.  Users may be requested to enter their FIT login credentials (ID and password).  Users will only […]

August 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Wifi connection to Kindle Fire in Kaufman dorm

Wifi connection to Kindle Fire in Kaufman dorm

Ask IT Question: I have a Kindle Fire and I am unable to connect it to the internet in the Kaufman dorm. The network appears in my list of wifi options but when I try to log in, a message appears saying the webpage is no longer available or may have moved. I have tried […]

June 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Wireless Network Update

Wireless Network Update

The implementation of the advanced wireless infrastructure is continuing to expand across the FIT campus.  To date, Dubinsky (A building) and Business and Liberal Arts (B building) are complete.  All users in those buildings should be able to access wireless from any area.  Please contact customer service if you can’t access wireless so that IT […]

May 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
Wireless Improvement Program

Wireless Improvement Program

Phase I of the Wireless Improvement Project has been completed.  All of the legacy wireless devices have been removed and replaced with the advanced wireless solution.  Users should experience improved performance and the elimination of redundant of log-ins when your mobile device goes to sleep.  As a reminder, IT still has hundreds of new advanced […]

April 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Wireless Internet in Residential Buildings

Wireless Internet in Residential Buildings

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: Why is it that I pay upwards of $12,000 a semester to go to school and live in the dorms at  IT and I get better wifi reception at the Starbucks down the street? I feel as if the high tuition I pay, as well as the tuition the other […]

November 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
Personal Router

Personal Router

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: My daughter is in  Alumni hall and her computer (Mac air) doesn’t have Ethernet The wireless is very sketchy. Is it possible for her to set up her own wireless router in her room? -Bruce Lampcov Answer: Hello Bruce, Unfortunately we do not allow personal routers in our network […]

August 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Wireless Printing

Wireless Printing

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: Hi, I’m  a freshman who just moved into Alumni Hall in 2F. I have a wireless enabled printer which I’d like to share with my 3 roommates via the FIT dorm network. As a part of setting up the printer,  I tried to setup the Wi-Fi connection – it found the network […]

August 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Faster Internet with Ethernet Cable

Faster Internet with Ethernet Cable

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: My internet is working for me but it’s still kind of sketchy. When I moved in last night, I just signed in with my username and password. I didn’t go through the whole register and download process. I am just wondering if I have to do that for my […]

August 20, 2012 | By | Reply More