May 2008

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What do you think of ResNet? Please complete the 2008 ResNet subscriber survey and let us know. Our annual survey is very important in planning improvements to ResNet.

There is a prize draw of all completed surveys. Top prize in the draw is an iPod nano. There are also runner up prizes of an iPod shuffle and 3 lots of £10 IS print credits. The survey and prize draw are open to everyone currently using the ResNet service at Bristol.

The survey is open to all current ResNet subscribers. The survey is available now, and remains open until Sunday 25th of June 2008. It should only take about 10 minutes to complete. Go to this web page to enter:
http://survey.bris.ac.uk/is/resnet2008

Thanks,

The ResNet team.

Each year a large number of students join the team to run ResNet. We are now recruiting for both technical and administrative positions for the 08-09 academic year.

A job with ResNet offers competitive pay (around £10/hour) and excellent experience while working with and helping other Bristol students. It can be hard work but is very enjoyable, a chance to develop your skills, and great experience for future employers.

Jobs available start in September and some continue during term time for the rest of the 08-09 year.

The closing date for applications is 10am, Thursday 22nd May. For more details or to apply please see http://www.bristol.ac.uk/is/computing/advice/homeusers/resnet/about/behindscene/vacancies08.html

We’ve just been informed by freewire that they will be doing some maintenance on the TV service this Wednesday, it shouldn’t cause any problems but we thought we’d warn you all just incase. details as follows:

Maintenance Details
This work has been scheduled so that Inuk Networks can upgrade the User Interface component of the IPTV platform. This improvement will enable future VoD menu features to the Freewire Television service.

Whilst we believe that this work will be completed within the specified times, we feel it prudent to make customers aware that this work is planned.

We do not expect there to be any interruption in your Freewire services.

Maintenance Schedule
Maintenance Start: 10.00 on Wednesday 14th May 2008
Maintenance End: 11.00 on Wednesday 14th May 2008
Maintenance Window: 1 hour
Planned Downtime: No impact.

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