Someday you will tell your children about this…

June 21st, 2008

A post on the UMBC Office of Information Technology blog announces that they are unplugging their modems.

End of UMBC Modem Services June 2009
UMBC was an early pioneer in offering modem service for Internet connectivity and we are currently among the last universities in Maryland still offering this. Next year, June 30, 2009 will mark the end of UMBC’s dial-up modem service for the campus community. After June 30, 2009 UMBC will no longer provide any dial-up Internet modem service for UMBC faculty, staff or students. …

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