Portable Internet Devices

Faculty and staff who need high-speed Internet services while on the road can now pack broadband access in their pockets.  The Wireless Broadband Access service, sponsored by Telecom ITS, provides clients with a high-speed connection to the Internet via their WiFi enable devices in regions where cellular service is available. The service costs $5 per day (minimum three days, maximum 14 days). No additional data charges are applied. Those interested in using the service can contact ITS Telecommunications at 443-1870 or e-mail telecom@syr.edu to arrange to obtain a Mifi Mobile Hotspot. Program charges will appear on the departmental monthly telecommunications statement. If the MiFi is not returned, a $300 replacement fee will be applied to the client’s departmental account. Further questions regarding pricing information can be obtained by contacting telecommunications.

Loaner Smartphone

Telecommunications has one loaner Smartphone that is international ready. It is available on a first come first serve basis. You will be required to pay $10 per day for the phone, plus the costs of your usage while traveling abroad. Rates vary per country, please contact Telecommunication at ext. 4730 for more information.

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