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AT&T promoting Passpoint roaming

Posted on Tuesday, 30th January 2018

At the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) Working Group session in Tokyo, Japan this week, AT&T presented their success with Wi-Fi roaming over the last 5 years.  Additionally, they announced they are now promoting thier own Wi-Fi network in the US as ready for in-bound Passpoint roaming as well as interest in partnering to roam onto Passpoint networks around the world.

Finbarr Coghlan, Accuris Networks CTO, described the "minimum" Passpoint requirements for Wi-Fi roaming.  At a high level, 802.11u using ANQP/GAS and 802.1x for seamless attach and secure authentication are required.  Please reach out to us if you want more details, just fill out the form below.  Also, look for the Wi-Fi Alliance document: “Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint™ (Release 1) Deployment Guidelines" for some good information on Passpoint details.

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