Central HotSpot Server

Antamedia HotSpot software is the industry leading HotSpot solution that implements centralized WiFi management over high latency systems. It helps controlling user WiFi Internet access on vessels, oil platforms, rural areas where Internet link may have periodic interruptions or high delays.

Implementing Central HotSpot Server with HotSpot Software

Main user management functionality:

  • Bandwidth Quota Management: Limits amount of data available to each customer
  • Speed management: Limits download & upload for each user, with adjustable limits per user
  • Controls multiple user devices with configurable number of devices for each user
  • Controls time available for each user
  • Uses Internet plans with configurable limits to create desired limits and apply them during new account creation
  • Limits daily or monthly available bandwidth quota. Amounts are reset each day/month

How does it work ?

Authenticate users in the CHS running remotely on a public IP. Each login attempt is verified in a central database and parameters are passed to a local HotSpot for synchronization. After each user logout, user account is synchronized with a central database. Feature is especially useful for Satellite Internet companies serving ships or remote locations that needs central account management. Administrator can create and manage all accounts on a Central HotSpot Server. Requires Premium edition.

HotSpot Login

Hotspot login can be configured as:

• Username & password

• Ticket (voucher code)

• Free access with Facebook login where user is required to post a message to a wall in order to get Internet access.

• Dual login with standard username/password and Facebook login, which also require posting to a wall

All collected names and Emails are added to the HotSpot Email & Data report

Customer Portal

Web self-care application provides customers all of their information and available actions through easy interface.

• Customers can check their account status, assigned price plan, download and upload rates, remaining quota and time, expiration, last usage date and paid invoices
• The same interface help customers check their usage, session time and duration, download and upload, number of sessions, with their IP and MAC. Usage report can be filtered by a desired date range
• Portal helps customers to update personal information, password and credit card details (if used)
• Booster feature helps customers increase bandwidth in a specified time interval and automatically add charges to the customer bill.

Responsive Pages and Simplified Customization of Themes

HotSpot pages and themes which are displayed in the customer browser have been simplified to bring responsive design — the same html code for laptop, tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices. Updated pages scale according to the device screen size and eliminate requirement for separate mobile pages. Included themes can be easily changed by choosing Logo, background, branding and buttons. New Bootstrap theme and page group are based on popular Bootstrap framework, so you can modify exiting themes, or build new themes based on pure html, jQuery or Bootstrap frameworks.

Limit Monthly Bandwidth Quota and Time Usage

Easily configure monthly usage for desired accounts. Limitations can be applied in different ways:

• using the price plans
• configure each account individually
• apply monthly limits to all accounts using Update Accounts

This feature resets quota on the first day of the month

Collect Customer Data

Enhanced Collect Customer Data feature. Ability to choose fields that are collected: first and last name, Email, gender, birthday, company, address, city, country, phone, room. There are 3 custom fields that can be renamed. All fields are configurable separately for free access and standard login. Desired fields can be marked as required.

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