Our Spring 2024 Newsletter

In This Issue UPdate From the Executive Director! As the academic year draws to a close, we eagerly anticipate the arrival of summer’s warmth and a chance to spend some time with our families.  And while summer vacations are on the horizon, we remain vigilant in addressing several ongoing challenges.   Our team continues to closely monitor the turmoil that has been seen in the FASFA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) process and are working with our schools to implement the appropriate application updates as they become available.  Artificial Intelligence (AI) is another key component that requires scrutiny as it…

WVOT Planned Power Outage

UPDATE 04/05/2024 at 10:00 PM: WVOT has completed the physical UPS installation. Network connectivity has been restored and additional agency services are continuing to come back online.

RESOLVED: Circuit Provider Outage impacting network in parts of WV

UPDATE 3/9 7:47 AM: AEP successfully completed repairs and all circuits were active by approximately 11:00 PM 03/08/2024. A 2000-foot section of cable needed to be replaced in a rural area of WV that required technicians to physically climb poles and use tents for splicing instead of typically utilized machinery. The repair efforts impacted multiple circuit providers beyond those we utilize but all current operations have returned to normal. If you continue to experience issues, please contact the WVNET Help Desk for assistance.

WV Office of Technology Maintenance

The State of WV Office of Technology will be performing emergency maintenance on the UPS that powers the Data Center at the Capitol Campus Building 6 Room B110. This maintenance will be performed on 07 March 2023 after 1:00 PM. While loss of power is not expected to happen, there is a potential for this to occur that may affect connectivity for some customers. Please contact the WVNET Help Desk if you experience any issues.

Our Winter 2024 Newsletter

In This Issue WVNET Offices Closed Washington’s Birthday – February 19, 2024 For over 45 years, WVNET has strived to connect the people of West Virginia. For decades we’ve worked hard to stay at the forefront of bringing fast, reliable internet across the state. We take pride in managing the networks that link West Virginia’s schools, universities, agencies and non-profits. In this winter newsletter, we’re excited to update you on new strides we’re making to expand connectivity in the Mountain State. We’ve outlined major infrastructure upgrades that will increase available bandwidth and accelerate speeds – critical advances to meet our…

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