Wi-Fi connected devices grew by 300% in 2012 and 2013 (Apogee).
EDUCAUSE IT Issues Panel named the “device explosion” it’s No. 1 issue of 2013.
|DEVICES CONNTECTED||% INCREASE|
|Nintendo 3DS & Smart TVs||1000%|
But less than 15% of schools provide 24/7 support (ResNet Surveys)
|Year||Percentage of schools offering 24/7 support|
|Provide 24/7 support||9%||68%|
|Need to implement bandwidth management||79%||21%|
• 2X growth from 2013-2015 (ACUTA ResNet Survey 2015)
2014 National Survey of Computing and Information Services in Higher Education:
Huffington Post: Campus Wi-Fi is an important decision factor when students select a school