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    Hi there, I'm moving into Makinder Hall very soon and I have some queries about the internet.What speeds can the wired internet provide and at what ping?How many ethernet ports are there in the room?Is there any hall wifi for phones etc. or will I rely on 4G?Thanks very much!
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    (Original post by CharlieEC)
    Hi there, I'm moving into Makinder Hall very soon and I have some queries about the internet.What speeds can the wired internet provide and at what ping?How many ethernet ports are there in the room?Is there any hall wifi for phones etc. or will I rely on 4G?Thanks very much!
    Hi,

    I'm not that internet savvy so I can't answer all your questions but the university works on internet called Eduroam which is used by most universities. You will get your password when you enroll. It works on all devices (laptops, phones etc) all across Reading uni and in all the halls so there is no need to rely on your 4G.

    There is at least one Ethernet port (potentially two) in each room and you get provided with one Ethernet cable each.

    If you wanted to know more then I would suggest researching into Eduroam online! From my own experience Eduroam connects everyone and all the computers on campus so it can support a lot of devices, it worked fine and I had good connection in most places on campus.

    I hope this helped,
    Amelia, student ambassador for the university
 
 
 
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