Freetown-Lakeville (Mass.) tech upgrades to be completed this summer

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

There are three phases that are part of the $903,000 technology upgrade to the Freetown-Lakeville Regional School District, and all phases will be completed by the end of summer, according to Craig Machamer, the IMS specialist for Freetown and Lakeville schools.

As a result, everyone will have Wi-Fi access in district schools, and students can reach their school reports from anywhere.

Contacted on Thursday, Machamer said he presented all the details of the technology upgrades to the School Committee, as well as selectmen in both towns.

He said new networking equipment was installed in the central office, which took a week of work and approximately three to four weeks of configurations.

He said phase two will be completed by the end of the summer. This phase involves making wireless access available in every school. Machamer said guests can log onto the Internet but will have Internet access only and will not be able to access school files.

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