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Liaison statement
Liaison Statement to IETF IAB regarding OpenRoaming

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State Posted
Submitted Date 2023-06-15
From Group WBA
From Contact Bruno Tomas
To Groups IAB, IETF
To Contacts The IAB Chair <>
The IAB Executive Director <>
The IETF Chair <>
Cc The IAB <>
The IAB Chair <>
The IESG <>
The IAB Executive Director <>
The IETF Chair <>
Carlos J. Bernardos <>
Juan-Carlos Zúñiga <>
Margaret Cullen <>
Valery Smyslov <>
Jim Fenton <>
Shuping Peng <>
Response Contact
Purpose For information
Attachments WBA LS - IETF OpenRoaming 20230614-3
The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) would like to share that a recent
informational draft has been submitted to IETF which describes the operation of
the WBA OpenRoaming federation of Wi-Fi access and identity providers

WBA understands that the topic of OpenRoaming has been raised in various IETF
Working Groups, including MADINAS, RADEXT and DISPATCH as well as OpenRoaming
being used in various experiments by IETF NOC at IETF events. WBA hopes the
Internet-Draft helps clarify operation of the OpenRoaming federation. WBA and
the OpenRoaming Chairs would be happy to discuss the operation of the
federation in more details with the relevant IETF WGs.

WBA would welcome the opportunity to work with IETF NOC at future IETF events
and would be happy to organize the ability for IETF attendees to sign-up for an
OpenRoaming test credential at such events, enabling IETF attendees to
provision OpenRoaming credentials on their devices while demonstrating
OpenRoaming secure, seamless onboarding to the wider IETF community.

For any additional information, please contact the WBA PMO at

Thank you,
OpenRoaming Chairs and WBA PMO

Next WBA Meetings:
2023 Q2 Wireless Global Congress Americas – June 19-22 2023
2023 Q3 Wireless Global Congress Europe – October 23-26 2023