Category Archives: Service information

Service information posts come from members of the govroam team and contain service-related information.

Govroam and the GDPR

Many, perhaps most, wifi access services across the public sector require some sort of authentication of people who use them. Since authentication involves some processing of personal data, it’s worth reviewing how different ways of doing that might be affected (or not) by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when it comes into force in … Read more

Brief technical description

Govroam = Public Services Roaming Govroam  provides easy Internet access for visiting users from other public sector organisations, without the need to individually register or reconfigure your device when you arrive at the visited site. Following on from eduroam’s worldwide success in delivering savings and efficiencies in education collaboration, govroam replicates this proven design pattern. … Read more


Welcome to the govroam blog! We at Jisc are committed to keeping you all informed of the ongoing govroam service. We’ll use this blog to let you know how we are progressing, and aim to have some guest posts from those using the service too. For those of you who want to know more about … Read more