ERNET Launching/ Introducing eduroam services in India.
“One World one connectivity”
eduroam (Education roaming) is the secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community that enables students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to obtain connectivity across campuses and other participating institutions
eduroam consists of a hierarchical system of RADIUS servers , used to transport the authentication requests of users from the visiting institution to their home institution, and the authentication response back.
- Provides free access to educational resources across participating institutions
- eduroam is completely free for its users and there are no hidden costs involved for the users
- eduroam services can also be provided by a public WiFi provider
- eduroam is offered based on the most secure encryption and authentication standards and hence it is completely secure
- eduroam uses open standards to enable cross platform uniform access
- Available in thousands of Institutions in more than 60 countries worldwide
Department of Electronic & Information Technology