A Mi-Fi device is available for checkout in the Telephone Support Office. A Mi-Fi is a portable broadband wireless device that combines functions of a modem, router and access point, sometimes called a Hotspot. The Mi-Fi will allow data access for up to five devices (i.e. iPads, Tablets, laptops, etc.). The cost is $5 per day, unlimited data usage. Available for department or personal usage. To reserve the Mi-Fi, call the Telephone Support Office at 715-346-2562. First come, first serve!
Meet-Me Conferencing Service
The UWSP Meet-Me Conference service will allow callers to dial into a given number to join a conference. Meet-Me Conferencing allows up to six callers and there is no charge to the department. The telephone charge would be incurred by the caller. To obtain a Meet-Me access code, please call the Telephone Support Office.
- From off-campus, dial the 10-digit "Meet-Me" number. From on-campus, dial the 4-digit "Meet-Me" extension.
- When prompted, enter the Conference Access Code.
Conference calling is available on all UWSP telephones. The type of telephone determines the number of parties you can connect. With an analog telephone (plain old telephone or Cortelco set), you can connect three (3) parties. This would include your telephone, plus two (2) additional parties. With a digital telephone (6416, 6424, or 2420), you can connect six (6) parties. This includes your telephone, plus five (5) others.
An analog phone allows you to conference up to three (3) people, including yourself. To place a conference call:
- Dial the first number.
- Press the switchhook.
- Dial the number of the third party and wait for an answer.
- Once answered, press the switchhook. All parties are now connected.
Note: If you have this feature, be careful! Hold down the switchhook for several seconds, or hang up completely from one call, before placing another call. You might inadvertently make a conference call without knowing it!
The Conference feature allows you to conference up to six parties (including yourself) on a call.
To add another party to a call: (for a total of six parties)
- Press the Conf button. The present call is put on hold; you are given a new call appearance.
- Dial the number of the new party, wait for an answer.
- When you want to add the new person, press the Conf button again.
- Repeat Steps 1 through 3 for additional conference connections.
To add a call on hold to another call you are connected to: (The lights for both calls will flutter.)
- Press the call appearance button of the call on hold (first call).
- Press the Conf button.
- Dial the number of the new party.
- Press the Conf button. All parties are now connected.
To drop the last person added to the conference call:
- Press the Menu button.
- Press the softkey below the word Drop on the display.
Note: You can only drop the last number dialed.
Equipment/Speaker Telephones Available (Free Checkout):
- Soundstation 1 - analog speakerphone for a conference room, with less than 15 people.
- Soundstation 2 - analog speakerphone for a conference room, for more than 15 people. Includes additional speakers.
- Soundstation 3 - digital speakerphone for a conference room, for up to 25 people. Includes additional speakers.
- Soundstation 4 - IP speakerphone for a conference room, with less than 15 people.
An audioconference service that allows conference participants to call in and allows more than five (5) participants. The cost is $.13 per minute/per site with the department paying all charges. If each participant is paying their own long distance charges, the cost is $.09 per minute/per site. To schedule a conference using the WisLine audioconference service:
To schedule a conference using the WisLine Web webconferencing service:
To schedule a conference using the WisLine videoconference service:
ICS Webcast Service
To schedule a webcast using the ICS Webcast service: