Wired or Wireless?
With Resnet, you can choose to use a wired or wireless connection in your dorm room. Please note that if you choose to use your wired port you will also be able to use the wireless system!
- are faster and more reliable, especially if you're gaming or watching streaming video, BUT
- someone else can plug their computer into your wired port and use your bandwidth, unless you turn off your port while you're away.
- can be slower and less reliable, BUT
- you can take your computer anywhere on campus (where campus wireless is offered) and have Internet access.
If you choose any of the Wired Resnet options, you will also get Wireless Resnet.