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2.6.        Internet Bandwidth and Use Policy

The purpose of this policy is to manage bandwidth use, to avoid bandwidth degradation, and to ensure network efficacy within the University of Gondar. 

  • The University shall establish and maintain an effective and dedicated web cache management service to optimize bandwidth provision.
  • For optimal service delivery and efficient bandwidth utilization purpose, user traffic shall be treated based on the subnet/VLAN type and service/application type as follows:
    • Category A-based on subnet/VLAN type: bandwidth allocation shall be made in the following order:
  • ICT staffs
  • Academic staffs
  • Computer labs 
  • Public relations
  • Students 
  • Other administrative staffs
  • Guests 
    • Category B-based on service /Application type: bandwidth allocation shall be made in the following order:
  • VoIP
  • Application (HTTP and HTTPS)
  • Email
  • Internet
  • Streaming services 

However, priority shall be given to streaming services in cases of virtual education, online conferences, online workshops, and virtual graduations, etc.

2.7. Remote Access Policy