Nova Southeastern University is a private Hispanic-serving multi-campus research university, with around 20,000 students, and its main campus in Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida, which has partnered with Mobilitie (opens in new tab) to deliver 5G to its student body.
As a Hispanic-serving institution (HSI), with 25% or more total undergraduate Hispanic full-time equivalent, the university is eligible for extra Federal funding, and it consists of 18 total colleges, centers, and schools offering over 150 programs of study.
“We’re thrilled to provide our students, faculty and staff with an ultra-fast, state-of-the-art wireless network across our Davie campus,” said Tom West, Chief Information Officer of NSU.
“Mobilitie was a clear choice for NSU due to their solution approach and experience with both indoor and outdoor wireless networks. We’re pleased to be working with such a trusted partner in the space,” added Mark Gonzalez, senior director of Network and Telecommunication Services of NSU.
Critical role in higher education
This partnership with Mobilitie, the largest privately-held wireless infrastructure firm in the US, will enable the deployment of a cutting-edge 5G network across the Davie, Florida campus of Nova Southeastern University.
The 5G network will cover the 314-acre campus, including offices, classrooms, the library, residence halls, computer labs and athletic facilities, providing 5G access to students and faculty.
“High-speed connectivity—now, more than ever—is playing a critical role in higher education and campus life,” said Michael Curry, VP of Wireless Solutions of Mobilitie. “Mobilitie is excited to bring a robust and dependable 5G network to the NSU campus to ensure its students stay connected and can take their education and campus experience to the next level.”