Wireless PittNet Fast


Wireless-PittNet-Fast is a supplement to the University’s existing Wireless PittNet network. It will allow students, faculty, and staff with newer laptops, smartphones, and tablets to take advantage of faster wireless speeds. Wireless-PittNet-Fast is available on all campuses in the same locations where Wireless PittNet is available.

To try it, just connect your phone, tablet, or laptop to Wireless-PittNet-Fast and enter your University Computing Account username and password. Most devices made within the last 18 months will be able to connect. If your device does not support Wireless-PittNet-Fast, you will still be able to use Wireless PittNet everywhere that you do today.

Wireless-PittNet-Fast can provide up to 300 Mbps of shared bandwidth per access point. It operates in the 5 GHz spectrum and utilizes the 802.11 a/n/ac standard exclusively.

Computing Services and Systems Development is constantly working to deliver outstanding wireless service to Pitt students, faculty, and staff. You can learn more about our efforts at Network (Wired and Wireless PittNet) and PittNet(Wireless): Getting the Best Wireless Experience.