​eduroam continues to grow in 2016

10 March 2017 |  Amsterdam, Netherlands / Cambridge, UK​

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2016 was another year of growth and expansion for eduroam with a 23% increase in international authentications and a 26% increase in national authentications. 85 countries now take part in eduroam around the world with Tajikistan being the latest country to join the eduroam family.


In total, the eduroam AuthN system recorded over 2.6 billion national authentications (where users from another institution in the same country authenticate their WiFi access via eduroam) and more than 592 million international authentications. 


Providing free and secure WiFi access at any participating location to millions of students, researchers, and academic staff around the world, eduroam is continuing to go from strength-to-strength and forming an essential element of R&E collaboration worldwide.


More information​

To find out more about eduroam visit www.eduroam.org ​