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Publish | 2023-10-05

Edgecore Wi-Fi Teams Up with BeMap and Cityroam to Showcase OpenRoaming Technology for Uninterrupted Connectivity at DroidKaigi 2023

Edgecore Networks, a leading provider of traditional and open network solutions for enterprises, data centers, and telecommunication service providers, is delighted to announce its collaboration with BeMap, an Edgecore partner in Tokyo, marking a significant contribution to the successful unfolding of DroidKaigi 2023 by leveraging cutting-edge OpenRoaming technology through Edgecore’s EAP101 Wi-Fi 6 access point. Held from September 14 to 16 at Bellesalle Shibuya Garden, Japan, the event has emerged as a vibrant nexus for engineers and a platform for disseminating pioneering Android technical knowledge.

In synergy with BeMap and Cityroam at DroidKaigi 2023, Edgecore’s innovative EAP101 illustrated its superior capability by ensuring robust, secure, and intuitive Wi-Fi connectivity, featuring OpenRoaming technology for attendees. This technology, backed by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), enables automatic connections to compatible Wi-Fi networks, both domestically and internationally, crafting a seamless and secure communication environment.



This blend of sophisticated technology allowed DroidKaigi 2023 participants, particularly those with OpenRoaming-enabled devices, to benefit from secure and fast Wi-Fi connections, optimizing their participation in insightful consultation sessions and code labs. The combination of EAP101 and OpenRoaming technology received accolades for its ease of use and secure connectivity, underlining its promising prospects for extensive adoption in future events and venues.



The EAP101 exemplifies Edgecore’s commitment to pioneering connectivity solutions, supporting Wi-Fi 6 and enabling superior communication speeds and multiple concurrent connections, all while maintaining compatibility with conventional public wireless LAN authentication services. The EAP101 has successfully cleared the WBA OpenRoaming certification tests, promising a seamless and efficient Wi-Fi connectivity experience. Discover more about Edgecore Wi-Fi products at: https://edge-core.com/products_category/wifi-6-access-point/

Moreover, Edgecore’s ecCLOUD service offers centralized management, operational status monitoring, and configuration modifications for multiple access points via the Internet, ensuring peak performance and user satisfaction. Learn more about ecCLOUD at: https://edge-core.com/eccloud-cloud-controller/


Curious to explore the seamless connectivity offered by Edgecore Wi-Fi’s OpenRoaming technology?

Reach out to us at: https://edge-core.com/contact/


Press Release from BeMap: https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000130.000018483.html


About Cityroam

Cityroam is a roaming federation pioneering Passpoint/OpenRoaming adoption in Japan and currently interconnected with some other roaming federations including eduroam and WBA OpenRoaming.


About BeMap

BeMap is mobile system integration business that consists of the planning, development, and management of features-based infrastructure in Japan. Our business is features software and services for various mobile terminals. Our services provide train information, navigation, IP camera solutions, television meta data solutions, and wireless network planning. For more information, visit https://www.bemap.co.jp/


About Edgecore Networks

Edgecore Networks Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Accton Technology Corporation, the leading network ODM. Edgecore Networks delivers wired and wireless networking products and solutions through channel partners and system integrators worldwide for data center, service provider, enterprise, and SMB customers. Edgecore Networks is the leader in open networking, providing a full line of open 1G-400G Ethernet OCP Accepted™ switches, core routers, cell site gateways, virtual PON OLTs, packet transponders, and Wi-Fi access points that offer choice of commercial and open source NOS and SDN software. For more information, visit wifi.edge-core.com

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