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AirPennNet underwent outages in select locations on campus Wednesday, including in Van Pelt Library. 


AirPennNet access was restored Wednesday afternoon after a set of two outages prompted an AirPennNet investigation. Penn Information Systems & Computing’s website said access was restored as of 4:03 p.m.

After a number of informal reports of outages on social media, Penn Information Systems & Computing confirmed earlier on Wednesday that AirPennNet went down in certain campus locations. Around 11 a.m., a problem with a “wireless local controller” in Sansom East College House caused “intermittent wireless connectivity” for users in Samson West College House, Sansom East, 1920 Commons, Kings Court English College House and Harnwell College House, according to the ISC website.

A second round of outages affected other locations on campus around 2:13 p.m., ISC said. Multiple students told The Daily Pennsylvanian that users in Van Pelt Library were affected by the second outage.

These outages come just days after Wharton Computing warned updates to macOS Sierra and iOS 10 could cause connectivity issues with AirPennNet.

This article was last updated at 6:05 p.m. Check back for updates.