Increased Internet Bandwidth

The Office of Information Resources at Philadelphia University has recently increased the amount of Internet bandwidth from 45 megabytes to 100 megabytes.

With this bandwidth increase, faculty, staff and students on campus will experience improved performance connecting to the internet. The increase will improve performance when using rich media, such as podcasts and online videos.

Visitors the University website from off-campus will experience improved performance when connecting to rich media files on and a faster connection to the University’s online library reference materials.  Students using WebAdvisor for online registration and and faculty submitting grades online will also see improved performance.

“We are pleased to increase the Internet bandwidth for the University community,” said Jeff Cepull, vice president for Information Resources. “We continuously strive to meet the technology needs of the University community. The increase in bandwidth will help facilitate many aspects of technology use on our campus, especially those supporting instruction and research.”

For more information and if you have any questions, please contact the Technology Help Desk at ext. 4648 or by email

Check PhilaU Today in the coming weeks for more information about technology upgrades across campus.

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