Telenet and KU Leuven share Wi-Fi hotspots




Telenet and KU Leuven have signed an agreement to give their users access to each other Wi-Fi hotspots. Students and staff of KU Leuven can make free use of Telenet hotspots and subscribers to the cable company vice versa.

Wifi logo On campuses in Leuven and Kortrijk there are currently more than 150 to find hotspots, so says the Catholic University of Leuven. But Telenet has a lot more hotspots because the cable modem customers often also as homespots’ Internet access through wifi. According Telenet there are about 1.2 million such Wi-Fi hotspots in Flanders in the air, along with two thousand regular hotspots of the cable company in crowded areas.

To log into Wi-Fi hotspots Telenet is used the EAP authentication protocol . This saves a customer to log in only once and can be moved between Telenet hotspots without logging in again. This mechanism will be used for the connection to the Wi-Fi networks from the KU Leuven. Telenet subscribers log on the networks of the KU Leuven so without further authentication, while 40,000 students and 10,000 employees of the University KU Leuven must enter their username and password.

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