Hamilton College has a 1000 Mbps primary Internet connection and a 100 Mbps secondary internet connection (used only for redundancy) over high speed fiber optic lines provided by Time Warner. The Internet connection at Hamilton is a shared resource and is managed in a fashion to give priority to the academic/administrative mission of the college while providing student connectivity (residence halls and wireless) similar to a residential cable modem service.
If you are interested in testing your Internet connection speed, click on the link below. Your fastest results should come from the Time Warner server in Syracuse NY. Ping times should be 20ms or less. Ping times and download/upload speeds may decrease as you test with servers further away from Hamilton.
Note - Maximum download/upload speed via a wireless connection is capped at 30Mbps. Wireless speeds may vary based on the current strength of your wireless signal.