The University of Manchester provides internet connectivity to many of the student study rooms in the Manchester halls of residence through the Hornet service. Connected rooms are fitted with a RJ45 socket that provides a high speed connection.
There is no cap to the amount of data that user can send or receive over the network. The University of Manchester does however police the network for users whose computers displaying erratic behaviour and making excessive use of the resources.
The Hornet service is provided free of charge in the University of Manchester halls of residence. It forms part of the range of services that the University accommodation offers.
In non-university managed halls the cost varies, depending on the length of contract that residents sign up for and the time of the year. Also, some of the non-university managed halls include the cost in the rent price.
The service includes connection to the Internet for the specified contract period and full support. The connection period depends on the length of the accommodation contract singed; however, this might vary in no-university managed halls.
Connection transfers between The University of Manchester managed halls are possible and involve no extra cost, as well as the connection transfer between non-university managed halls and university managed halls. For more information please contact us via Hornet Portal.
The Hornet service is provided via a contract with individual residents and it is non-transferable - reselling the Hornet service to other residents is prohibited. Where applicable, the connection charge does not includes the cost of any additional hardware such as a network adapter that you may have to purchase to connect your computer to the network. It does not include the cost of a data cable.
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