ASK4 Accommodation Internet
If you are living in University Square Southend or South Courts, Towers, The Houses, and Wolfson Court in Colchester, you'll have access to up to 1Gb/s broadband internet speeds at your accommodation. Your internet services are provided by ASK4 at no extra charge, who have replaced Glide Student. You will be able to use a wired connection for your devices using the cable provided.
ASK4 also provide, at no extra cost, a superfast Wi-Fi service with a seamless coverage across your accommodation. Additionally, you will be able to link all your devices together to create your own private and secure network. As ASK4 provide a fully-managed internet service, you won't have to worry about buying your own equipment. To ensure the best service and to avoid causing and problems and interference with your neighbours' connection, personal routers and access points are not permitted for use within your accommodation.
When you arrive at your accommodation, simply connect to the ASK4 wireless network and create your account within a few steps. Please use the link below to find out more about ASK4's service at your accommodation:
Glide Accommodation Internet
If you are living at The Meadows, The Copse or University Quays, enhanced 100Mbps broadband internet access (minimum speed) is provided in your bedroom at no extra charge by Glide Student. You will need to bring your own device and connect via the cable provided.
Glide Student also provides at no extra cost, a comprehensive Wi-Fi service that has excellent coverage. To ensure you all benefit from the best possible wireless connection, personal Wi-Fi routers used to connect to Glide Student are now prohibited within all accommodation on campus as they can affect coverage.
You can now register for your internet service from home, making internet access available as soon as you move into your University accommodation. Why not register at home for your accommodation internet service and remove the hassle when you arrive?
Glide Student provides fast easy access to a range of entertainment and IT facilities including music, gaming, Freewire TV and Freewire Softphone and file backup. Please make sure that you read the Glide Student Usage Policy before you register for Glide Student services.