News - In its online magazine Joinup, the European Commission has devoted an extensive article to the advent of govroam in the Netherlands. The government version of eduroam, govroam ensures civil servants secure and easy access to Wi-Fi networks at government organisations.
News - The Dutch National Consultation on Digital Government decided on 2 February to put WPA2 Enterprise (the standard used by eduroam for secure access to Wi-Fi networks) on the 'apply or explain' list. This obliges Dutch government bodies and semi-public institutions to support this standard for their WiFi networks.
News - SURFnet has signed a contract with Wentzo Wireless, supplier of wireless solutions, for the development, supply and maintenance of SURFwireless. The service was developed in collaboration with several education and research institutions and will be launched in the second quarter of 2016.