Air University Commercial Internet Services

Supporting Airmen in the delivery of educational content and technologies

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Air University Commercial Internet Services


Air University (AU) provides the full spectrum of Air Force education, from pre-commissioning to the highest levels of professional military education, including degree granting and professional continuing education for officers, enlisted and civilian personnel throughout their careers. AU's PME programs educate Airmen on the capabilities of air and space power and its role in national security. These programs focus on the knowledge and abilities needed to develop, employ, command, and support air, space and cyberspace power at the highest levels. Specialized professional continuing educational programs provide scientific, technological, managerial and other professional expertise to meet the needs of the Air Force. AU conducts research in air, space and cyberspace power, education, leadership and management. AU also provides citizenship programs and contributes to the development and testing of Air Force doctrine, concepts and strategy. 

The Request

The provisioning of a Commercial Internet Service (AUCIS) for the development and delivery of educational content to students, instructors, developers and operational personnel.

The Solution

BBT partnered with Aruba and Wide Open West in the delivery of a Always On, All Wireless Service Platform. The service platform provides reliable high internet access to all AU faculty, staff and students. AUCIS provides high capacity, reliable internet services to approximately 4000 subscribers daily. AUCIS provides a fully redundant network network architecture and a management and security framework that constantly manages and monitors users activity, performance, events, alerting, compliance and complete system functionality.