If you have an SMU-provided Sprint cellular device (iPad, phone, or mobile hotspot), please read this information carefully!
Sprint and T-Mobile have merged companies. As a result, all Sprint subscribers are being transitioned from Sprint to T-Mobile. As a part of the transition process, a new T-Mobile SIM card will need to be inserted into your phone during the week of January 10, 2022.
Continue reading SMU Cellular Devices: Migration from Sprint to T-Mobile
This post originally appeared in the Summer 2021 OIT Security Report.
Telecom companies are moving closer to shutting down their 3G wireless networks, and this shutdown is creating some unforeseen consequences when it comes to safety and security. Most news sources have focused on cell phone users being forced to upgrade their phones, but another service, the home security alarm, will also need to be addressed by customers, as well as medical devices like pacemakers monitors. Continue reading 3G Radio Sunset Could Spell Disaster for Home Alarm Systems
The distributed antenna system, or DAS, that provides cellular access in all Residential Housing buildings will be offline for approximately 15 minutes, starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. During this time, Continue reading RLSH Cellular Outage Tomorrow (December 17, 2019)
The holiday season is quickly approaching! A time of travel, food, family, friends, and of course holiday shopping. If you pick up a shiny new laptop or gadget, don’t forget to install and set up all the free or discounted software, services, and solutions that OIT provides to students, faculty, and staff. Continue reading Give Thanks for Free Stuff: OIT’s Software Offerings