Why you should join eduroam

If you could offer a secure Wi-Fi service for the tertiary education and research community from across the globe and attract business to your premises, why wouldn’t you?

Wi-Fi is expected from all good venues so everybody can get connected to the internet. But, unless the connection is secure, there are many customers and clients that won’t use it.

Without the trusted eduroam Wi-Fi service, you could potentially miss out on the huge educational community for your venue or institution. Your premises or venue may not attract the vast educational cohort that want to link up with remote colleagues and share knowledge while sitting in your coffee lounge or during breaks at your conference facility.

With eduroam, it’s simple; visiting students, staff and researchers use their eduroam ‘home’ credentials to access Wi-Fi services where the eduroam service is available.

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Contact HEAnet

HEAnet are keen to work with any organisations that wish to include their public Wi-Fi in the eduroam service.

If you are interested, please email us eduroameverywhere@heanet.ie and our team will get in touch with you shortly.

FAQs for Institutions & Businesses

I would like to enable eduroam in my institution/venue. What should I do?

eduroam relies on existing Wi-Fi infrastructure at each participating site. If you have a Wi-Fi network set up we would like to hear from you.

Is there a cost involved to implement eduroam?

There are no additional costs involved for eduroam participating sites.

Who else offers the eduroam service?

Globally, there are more than 10,000 eduroam hotspots in over 100 countries worldwide. In Ireland, eduroam is currently available in 200+ locations. Click here to learn more about eduroam worldwide or here for more information about eduroam in Ireland.

How long will it take to enable eduroam? What’s involved?

Becoming an eduroam partner is a very simple process that can be completed in a matter of days.

To get started, please email eduroameverywhere@heanet.ie and our team will get in touch with you shortly.

What is eduroam Everywhere?

One of HEAnet’s goals is to reduce the digital divide and give every student equal access to the resources they need, and ultimately enable Ireland to reach its digital ambitions. No matter what the circumstance, from geographical location to disability, we want every student to have the opportunity to succeed.

Our ambition is to make eduroam Wi-Fi available as much as possible to students everywhere which is why we started the eduroam Everywhere project.