Passpoint

Wi-Fi® 네트워크에 안전하고 끊김 없는 연결 제공

Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint®는 Wi-Fi 액세스를 간소화하고 사용자가 방문 시 매번 네트워크 인증을 수행할 필요가 없도록 해주는 솔루션으로 업계 전반에 널리 보급되어 있습니다. Passpoint 액세스 포인트(AP)는 유통 매장에서부터 기업, 호텔, 공항, 스타디움과 같은 대형 매니지드 네트워크 환경까지 거의 모든 곳에 구축할 수 있습니다.

사용자가 어떤 장소에서 제공되는 Wi-Fi 네트워크에 한 번 액세스한 다음에는 이후 방문 시 Passpoint 지원 클라이언트 기기가 자동으로 연결됩니다. 따라서 사용자가 같은 장소를 방문할 때 매번 네트워크를 검색하고 선택하여 Wi-Fi 액세스를 요청하고 인증 크리덴셜을 재입력할 필요가 없습니다. Passpoint는 엔터프라이즈급 보안을 제공하면서 전체 프로세스를 자동화하여 Wi-Fi 네트워크와 모바일 기기 간의 원활한 연결이 가능하도록 해줍니다. Passpoint 프로비저닝은 크리덴셜 정보를 설정하고 모바일 기기에 정책 정보를 제공하여 신규 기기(SIM 카드 유무 관계없이) 온보딩을 지원합니다.

Passpoint 기능

Passpoint는 다음과 같은 기능을 통해 모바일 사용자 경험을 향상시킵니다.

  • 자동화된 네트워크 탐색 및 선택
  • 간소화된 온라인 사인업 및 즉각적인 어카운트 프로비저닝
  • 끊김 없는 네트워크 액세스 및 핫스팟 로밍
  • 향상된 WPA3™ 보안

Passpoint는 오늘날 시장에 나와 있는 대부분의 엔터프라이즈급 액세스 포인트와 Android, iOS, macOS, Windows 등의 주요 모바일 OS에서 모두 지원됩니다. Passpoint 기기와 네트워크는 Wi-Fi 핫스팟에서 안전하고 안정적인 자동 연결을 제공합니다. 또한 Passpoint는 캐리어, 서비스 프로바이더, 엔터프라이즈 IT 관리자에게 다음과 같은 이점을 제공함으로써 네트워크의 가치를 향상시킵니다.

  • 모바일 데이터 오프로드
  • 캐리어 및 서비스 프로바이더 간 Wi-Fi 로밍 계약 지원
  • 사용자와 밀접하게 소통하고 네트워크에서 추가적인 가치를 창출할 수 있는 기회
  • Wi-Fi 기반 서비스 – Wi-Fi Calling 등
  • 엔터프라이즈 환경과 기타 프라이빗 네트워크를 위한 간소화된 엔터프라이즈급 기기 프로비저닝 및 크리덴셜 관리

Passpoint는 글로벌 Wi-Fi 로밍 표준의 기본 요소이며 광범위하고 심층적인 협업을 지원함으로써 엔드유저, 네트워크 오퍼레이터, 기기 제조사 모두에 이점을 제공합니다.  

Passpoint는 매니지드 네트워크 환경의 사용자 경험을 획기적으로 향상시키는 기술들로 이루어진 Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Vantage™의 핵심 요소입니다. Wi-Fi Vantage™ 기기는 Passpoint의 간소화된 인증과 효율적인 리소소 관리, 엔터프라이즈급 보안, 고성능 Wi-Fi를 통해 까다로운 네트워크 환경에서 사용자 경험을 향상시킵니다.

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Frequently Asked Questions
  • How does Passpoint support service provider branding and customer relationships?

    Passpoint enabled mobile devices can choose networks based on a list of preferred (direct or partner) providers, specific services and/or the best performance characteristics. For service providers offering a managed experience, seamless authentication is a valuable element, and Passpoint networks also support deployments where a click-through screen is essential for acceptance of terms and conditions or branding.

  • How does Passpoint equipment support Wi-Fi roaming?

    Passpoint devices use industry-agreed uniform mechanisms for discovering and creating secured connections to hotspots. This allows a subscriber to experience seamless Wi-Fi connectivity to a hotspot anywhere in the world a user’s provider has roaming agreements. Passpoint is specified as a requirement for the Wireless Broadband Alliance’s industry work on Wi-Fi roaming.

  • What standards does Passpoint draw on?

    Passpoint makes use of elements of IEEE 802.1X, 802.11u, 802.11i, and WPA3™-Enterprise security, as well as some Wi-Fi Alliance defined mechanisms.

  • Who created the Passpoint program?

    Members of Wi-Fi Alliance created the program. The group which developed Passpoint includes service providers, mobile operators, fixed line operators, and makers of mobile devices and infrastructure equipment.

  • What does Passpoint mean for end users?

    Passpoint provides a better Wi-Fi user experience while mobile. Users with certified Passpoint devices can enjoy the benefits of streamlined network selection and secure connectivity at Passpoint enabled hotspots. Passpoint-enabled devices operate based on user preference.

  • What does Passpoint bring to hospitality?

    Hospitality chains may own many brands but a single consolidated rewards program. Without Passpoint, either the rewards program SSID needs to be added at every hotel or users’ phones must be configured with several SSIDs. Passpoint can function with a single profile that identifies the rewards program instead of a hotel SSID. When a user visits an associated property, their device will automatically identify the access point and connect.

  • Can existing equipment be upgraded for Passpoint?

    The hardware and software platform of a given device determines whether it can be upgraded in the field. Equipment that has previously undergone certification testing can be updated and resubmitted for Passpoint certification.

  • Can legacy clients join a network with Passpoint access points?

    Legacy mobile devices can connect to Passpoint access points configured for open system authentication, although they will not enjoy Passpoint features for network selection, automatic authentication, or expanded security. A user connecting to an open network with a legacy mobile device will manually find the available networks and then select and connect to the preferred network.

    The access points used in hotspot and enterprise networks are often configured to support multiple SSIDs (networks) on the same equipment; a configuration that offers a Passpoint-certified network and a separate open network allows Passpoint mobile devices to enjoy the full benefits while supporting legacy clients.

  • Does Passpoint support voice over Wi-Fi?

    The scope of Passpoint testing is to ensure that the mechanisms for seamless discovery and creation of a secured link are implemented correctly. It is application-agnostic.

  • What types of equipment are tested for Passpoint?

    Infrastructure equipment such as access points, and mobile and portable devices such as smartphones, tablets, and notebooks have been certified. Passpoint is available on both SIM and non-SIM Wi-Fi devices.

  • Are Wi-Fi CERTIFIED products protected by security?

    As of July 1, 2020, all new Wi-Fi CERTIFIED devices require WPA3. The only way to be sure that a product meets the latest security standards is to purchase only Wi-Fi CERTIFIED products.

  • How does Wi-Fi Alliance help ensure product compatibility and a good user experience for certified products?

    Compatibility and quality are achieved through testing of Wi-Fi products. Consumers should always look for the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo to ensure the best user experience possible.

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