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Connecting Cape Town’s periphery with eduroam in public libraries

In June 2019, the City of Cape Town and South Africa’s NREN, Tertiary Education and Research Network of South Africa (TENET), turned on the eduroam WiFi service in 57 of Cape Town’s public libraries. Now students and faculty from any… Continue Reading →

eduroam is spreading rapidly through Mexico

The eduroam service has grown significantly in Mexico in the last years. From two access points in 2014, it now has 444. Each day, more than 2000 connections are registered at the national level and more than 500 from abroad…. Continue Reading →

eduroam now available in 101 countries

At the latest Global eduroam Governance Committee (GeGC) meeting, seven new territories joined eduroam, the worldwide WiFi roaming service. These new countries now bring eduroam access to 101 territories, giving users even more free WiFi roaming access and supporting research… Continue Reading →

Ceremonies and celebrations for eduroam Managed IdP

Today the great and the good from eduroam operations got together to perform an important ritual as part of the trust fabric we provide to the community – the eduroam Managed IdP Certifcate Authority Signing Ceremony. What is eduroam Managed… Continue Reading →

TechCARE: meet Lebanon’s NREN

In 2016, with support from GÉANT and the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN), the American University of Beirut (AUB) secured access to the global R&E network fabric by allocating 10 Mbps of its existing internet bandwidth to an… Continue Reading →

eduroam wifi access for more and more people

Eduroam (education roaming) is the secure, worldwide roaming wireless network developed for the international research and education community. The eduroam footprint continues to expand, across countries and beyond university campuses to support global mobility for more academics, students and researchers. In 2017,… Continue Reading →

The eduroam Billion: from an Idea to a Global Service

The eduroam® secure worldwide roaming service is celebrating 1 BILLION authentications! Here we take a look at the idea-to-global service story. How did it start? Over 10 years ago, back in 2002 experts involved in the TERENA (now GÉANT) Task… Continue Reading →

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