A location equipped with a WiFi network for access to the public
Can either be free, or for a fee.
Can be pre-paid or post-paid access fee.
A location equipped with a WiFi network for access to a private
What is Hotspot? Hotspot
Provider A’s Hotspot in France Gas station Coffee Shop Provider C’s Hotspot in Asia The traveling end user wants to access the Internet through domestic and internationally based hotspots. But he has only an account with the blue provider B. Roaming would allow this end user to access the Internet through his home account while using Hotspots not belonging to his home provider. What is WiFi Roaming? Provider B’s Hotspot in the Lebanon Hotel
You are a WISP You are a WISP, operating one or several hotspots. First Opportunity: Revenues through ‘In-Roaming’ How to Improve your Revenue? Allow Customers of various providers to use your Hotspots through WiFi Roaming agreements hotspot At the hotel At the airport hotspot Roaming partner A Roaming partner B Roaming partner C
Second Opportunity: Revenues through ‘Out-Roaming’ You are a Provider , typically an ISP or Mobile Operator. How to Improve your Revenue and ARPU? Allow your Customers to use Hotspots of various WISPs through WiFi Roaming agreements You are a Provider WISP hotspot hotspot WISP hotspot hotspot WISP hotspot hotspot
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