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Lowering the cost of public Internet service for a public library

Posted on February 5, 2011 by John

Public libraries have quickly become a community focal point for Internet access. Many library users get information from the Internet rather then from reference books as search tools like Google are much faster than traditional methods of searching for information. … Continue reading →

Improving the reliability of WiFi Hotspots

Posted on February 5, 2011 by John

Any machine will fail sooner or later. Failure usually follows the ‘bathtub curve’. When new equipment is installed then there is an initial high failure rate followed by a long period of time with a low failure rate. Finally failures … Continue reading →

How to set up a paid WiFi Hotspot service

Posted on February 5, 2011 by John

A business that provides an Internet connection for paying customers is called an ISP (Internet service provider) or a WISP (Wireless Internet service provider). A business can become an ISP by leasing a high bandwidth Internet connection (DSL, cable or … Continue reading →

Stop illegal downloads over your WiFi Hotspot

Posted on February 5, 2011 by John

Illegal file sharing is downloading or forwarding a copyrighted file. The organization that protects copyrighted products of the music and film industry is the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). File sharing requires specific software installed on a computer: programs … Continue reading →

Prevent WiFi Hotspot abuse: set speed limits

Posted on February 5, 2011 by John

One problem of providing a WiFi Hotspot service is that a few people will abuse the service to the detriment of others. While most guests and visitors want to check email or see a travel timetable, a few users are … Continue reading →

WiFi Hotspots: offer a free service or charge a fee?

Posted on February 4, 2011 by John

The decision that a business makes to charge for Internet services or provide them for free depends on the customers expectations. For example, customers expect hotels to provide free Internet and yet are accustomed to pay for Internet at airports. … Continue reading →

How to get good WiFi Hotspot wireless coverage for large buildings

Posted on February 4, 2011 by John

Large buildings are very difficult to provide 100% Hotspot wireless coverage inside. Typical large buildings where WiFi Hotspots are are installed are airports and shopping malls. Two points about construction are important for wireless network installation Load bearing structures (columns, … Continue reading →

Make your Internet Hotspot service family friendly

Posted on February 4, 2011 by John

WiFi Hotspots are installed in public places and a risk exists that one user might be offended at the websites that another user is looking at. Children might also be using the Internet service therefore some type of parental control … Continue reading →

Hackers can attack your Point of Sale (PoS) through your WiFi Hotspot

Posted on February 4, 2011 by John

Some business owners face a new risk because thieves have discovered how to steal credit card information from point of sale (PoS) computers. The thieves get access to the PoS through WiFi Hotspots, which businesses have installed as a service … Continue reading →

How to install an Internet kiosk

Posted on February 4, 2011 by John

Custom made Internet kiosks cost many thousands of dollars, and have proprietary software that requires monthly fees. It is easy to set up a low cost kiosk however for a few hundred dollars that has no monthly or annual fees. … Continue reading →

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