Connecting To NMU For Distance Learning
- Dial-up modem - usually 38 - 45k
- Broadband Connections
DSL or "digital subscriber line" - The download speed of DSL ranges from 128 kbit/s (kilobits per second) to 24,000 kbit/s depending on DSL technology and service level implemented. Typically, DSL has a speed of 1,500 kbit/s.
Subscriber wireless - check with your local wireless provider for connection speed.
Cable modem - cable modem is a special type of modem that is designed to modulate a data signal over cable television infrastructure. Cable modems are primarily used to deliver broadband Internet access, taking advantage of unused bandwidth on a cable television network. - 1.5 - 3mb (a wireless router / access point attached to your cable modem sharply reduces the connection speed)
- NMU Supported Connections
- off-campus WiMAX
- on-campus wireless "NMU" & "NMURES" - 1100 kbit/s to 5400 kbit/s
- on-campus LAN or "local area network" (orange Ethernet jacks) - 10,000 kbit/s
|Dial-up modem||DSL||Subscriber Wireless (non NMU)||Cable Modem||NMU On-Campus Wireless||NMU On-Campus LAN||NMU WiMAX||Services|
|E-mail with attachments|
|Media Site Live|
|ITV (2-way interactive TV)|