As the Wi-Fi roaming systems scales with increased adoption, WBA has examined options for automating aspects of WRIX security. The Roaming Evolution is mandate to enable a WBA Public Keying Infrastructure (PKI) for automating the security of roaming partners exchanges, enabling the scalability of simplification of relations across the ecosystem.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Target Audience

WBA members, Roaming hubs, Wi-Fi equipment vendors, Wi-Fi equipment installers, Wi-Fi advocates, Wi-Fi operators, Cellular Operators, networking equipment providers, app developers.

Business objectives

  • Introduce new opportunities on Wi-Fi Roaming business by enabling and extending available footprint across the globe

  • Scale up the ecosystems and leverage synergies among operators, Wi-Fi advocators, cities and public and enterprise stakeholders.

     

Target Outcomes

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

  • Offer PKI/RadSec platforms for simplified interconnection model of Authentication servers and Customers databases for Wi-Fi 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.

PROJECT LEADERS

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Keywords

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

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