What is eduroam?


eduroam (education roaming) is the secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community. It allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to obtain Internet connectivity across campus and when visiting other participating institutions by simply opening their laptop.



eduroam is a global service spanning more than 80 countries, meaning that eligible users from participating countries have easy access to wireless and Internet access across the world. Responsibility for eduroam in each country is delegated to a national roaming operator, who coordinates the individual institutions within their region.


In South Africa, the eduroam national roaming operator is the Tertiary Education and Research Network of South Africa (TENET), and the service is operated as a joint effort between TENET and the SANReN Competency Area at the CSIR under the banner of the SA NREN.


The eduroam® name and logo are registered trademarks of TENET in South Africa, and of the GÉANT organisation worldwide.