Control user WiFi Internet access on vessels, oil platforms, rural areas where Internet link may have periodic interruptions or high delays


Control 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 ?

central hotspot server

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 Software Features

  • Control smartphones, tablets, laptops

  • Manage bandwidth, download and upload
  • No network changes, use your own WiFi hardware
  • Customize login pages for WiFi locations

  • Collect customer satisfaction surveys

  • Provide coupons for completed surveys
  • Improve rank on TripAdvisor, Yelp etc
  • API: Integrate with third-party software

  • Website, MAC and IP whitelist
  • Social login: Facebook,Twitter,LinkedIn,Google,VK
  • Collect customer data for marketing
  • URL filtering and logging of visited websites
  • Internet plans per location
  • Decrease speed for expired users
  • Language editor with auto-language selection
  • Set employee’s account access level
  • Get real-time statistics and usage reports
  • Watch online activity per customer
  • Block websites with 2.5M domain web filter
  • Manage multiple hotspot locations
  • Active Directory Integration
  • More than 50 customizable HotSpot themes
  • Create users or tickets with custom Internet plans

  • Hotel PMS Interface to Opera, IDS, and 20+ more
  • Accept credit cards & keep 100% profits
  • Web self-care Customer Portal
  • Access Point & Device Monitoring
  • Automatic Emails for marketing
  • Speed boost for off-peak hours
  • Print your own WiFi voucher tickets
  • Internet Sharing (NAT) for all devices
  • Auto-login users to increase ease of use

HotSpot Login

HotSpot login can be configured as:

  • Username & password

  • Ticket (voucher code)

  • Free access

  • Dual login with standard username/password or ticket

  • Social network

Configure different Hotspot login methods

Customer Portal

HotSpot 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.

HotSpot Monthly Usage limits

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.

Our customers

Try it Free

  • Technical support to get setup fast and easy.

  • Learn the powerful management features.

  • Buy it when you are convinced we are the best.

Buy Your License

  • No reinstallation. Keep all your configurations.

  • License is good forever. Free updates until next major release.

  • Technical support: Email, Phone, Online chat