Shannon is first Irish airport to deploy eduroam

HEAnet Newsletter
Issue 1 – April 2019

Secure global wifi system for third level will enable students, researchers and staff to stay campus-connected while at airport 

Shannon airport is the first Irish airport to deploy eduroam the secure global wifi roaming service which enables third level students, researchers and staff to stay campus-connected while on the move.

Kerrie Power, HEAnet CEO said, “eduroam is highly valued by its millions of users around the world and our hope for the future is to see more and more hotspots appearing in public places as they follow Shannon Airports lead.”

eduroam is managed by HEAnet – Ireland’s National Education & Research Network, in collaboration with GÉANT and the global eduroam community.

Pictured at Shannon Airport are some of LITs International Students with Shannon Airport, HEAnet and LIT staff.  L-R: Shubham Rohilla, India, Andrew Murphy, Managing Director Shannon Airport, Kennedy Akubueze, Nigeria, Muhammad Hasnain, Pakistan, Brian Boyle,Technical Services Director, HEAnet, Ian Chiam, Malaysia, Alan Barry, IT Manager, LIT, Melinda Koji, Hungary, Fiona McKie, International office, LIT, Spencer Sudds, Canada and Ibeabuchi Chimezie Kingsley, Nigeria. Pic Arthur Ellis.

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