Next Generation Wireless (5G and Unlicensed)

Roaming Evolution (Federation, Interconnect)

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Business objectives

• Introduce new opportunities to improve Wi-Fi Roaming business

• Identify deployment guidelines for interconnection and simplification of the user experience

Enable and extend the Wi-Fi Roaming footprint to spread across the globe

Scale up the ecosystems and leverage synergies between the WBA and LoRa Alliance

Project information

Roaming Evolution is a special subgroup within the WBA Roaming Work Group that is focused on developments on a “taskforce” basis to provide industry standards on Roaming

Target Audience

Target Audience includes WBA members, Wi-Fi advocates, industry analysts, Wi-Fi operators, Cellular Operators, networking equipment providers, app developers.


  • Offer RadSec trial with simplified interconnection model, without the need to create IPSec tunnels, between visited and home networks
  • Define the standard to create a single Network ID to simplify all the process of data clearing and increase data and networks intelligence
  • Establish NGH Roaming Federation, in which participants (venues, operators, cities) will be able to provide Wi-Fi Roaming by using a single Roaming Consortium OI.


Wi-Fi Roaming, NGH, Live Testing, Wi-Fi Roaming, PasspointTM, HS2.0 R1&R2, RADIUS, City Roaming