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MIT has partnered with AT&T to build a neutral-host Distributed Antenna System (DAS) on the MIT campus. The DAS is a network of antenna nodes connected to a common radio frequency source via a transport medium that provides improved cellular coverage and capacity within a building.
The DAS is open to all wireless carriers. IS&T is continuously working with wireless carriers to make coverage and capacity improvements on campus.
IS&T offers a variety of telephone help/repair and switchboard services.
IS&T supports the following mobile platforms: Android, Apple iOS, and Windows 10.
IS&T supports WebEx and MIT VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) audio and web conferencing tools and makes them available to the MIT community.
IS&T has partnered with four vendors to provide the MIT community with discounted pricing on several cellular telephone plans.
MITvoip is the main telephone service used by MIT departments, labs, and centers (DLCs). IS&T is responsible for supporting all aspects of the service from the infrastructure to the telephone devices used by staff and faculty.
IS&T also provides limited support for existing traditional ISDN telephone sets.