4 Wimax Towers Become Functional at AMU

  • Posted on: 26 May 2011
  • By: abdullah

AMU Vice Chancellor, Prof. P. K. Abdul Azis said that the University will soon emerge as a modern educational technology hub contributing significantly to both knowledge acquisition and knowledge creation. The Bluetooth enabled Wi-Max system will bound to change the educational scape in AMU, he observed.

In a review meeting held with Vice Chancellor, Prof. P. K. Abdul Azis, on the progress of on going Wi-Max installation in the Aligarh Muslim University and its satellite campuses, the General Manager of BSNL, Mr. Mohd. Kauser Khan said that the 4 towers out of 12, have already become functional in AMU. These Wi-Max towers will cater to the need of the high speed internet connectivity in the Faculty of Law, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Education, Women’s Polytechnic, Begum Sultan Jahan Hall, Administrative Block and other departments located nearby.

The Wi-Max project was sanctioned by Shri Sachin Pilot, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Communications & Information Technology to AMU as a very special case. The students and staff located within the coverage area of the functional four Wi-Max towers will now be able to access the vast reservoirs of knowledge available online with the help the high-speed internet connectivity.

The full project will be completed by the mid-June with the remaining 8 towers becoming operational covering the entire campus and its satellite campuses.

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