HotSpot Software is Definitely Hot
If you are in need of software to provide hot spots for internet connectivity, the very best available is known as HotSpot Software from Antamedia. Antamedia has been putting out specialist business software since 2001, and at this very moment are exceedingly proud to be powering more hot spots than any other worldwide software company! For instance, HotSpot Software is being used by Hilton, Sheraton, and Holiday Inn, as well as the University of Wisconsin just to name a few.
Users of their software cannot get over their celebrated tabbed interface, authoritative features such as multiple account levels and built-in bandwidth management, all of which make HotSpot just the thing for when someone is seeking complete control yet cannot establish or install specific “client” software applications. Their acclaimed product works independently and it can also be centralized, thus providing a product that may be scaled to international branching all the while maintaining the same simple interface. Owners are thrilled that this circumvents the cost of incompatibility issues, constant upgrades and even more important having to train staff!
HotSpot Software Features
Save Both Time And Money.
Because their interface allows you to configure the Internet control so rapidly, it all happens very quickly, and because you need not purchase other hardware, it will save you money too!
Track Online Customer Activity.
Imagine seeing the activity being updated on a by the second basis for each MAC, IP address or customer account! The activity report will show time usage, uploads, downloads and also their data transfer quota.
Wireless or Wired Control.
It truly does not matter if your customer enters your establishment needed wireless or wired control, nor does it matter if they wish to access the Internet via other smart phones or such devices, you will have complete control.
You will keep 100% of any profit you may make on your credit card transactions, nor does Antamedia’s HotSpot Software bill you with tons of hidden fees. Instead you will have 70 different payment gateways available for your use, which even includes PayPal.
Free or Paid Sessions.
You will be able to create free trial packages for your customers if you so desire and thus that leads to the customer desiring a higher level account which allows more data transfer and at a much higher speed. However, you will have control over all sessions so that you can limit the amount of daily data transfer, the pause between logins, how long a customer may remain online and many other controls.
Blocking Illegal Content.
We all know that the Anti-terrorism law stipulates what is considered illegal content, but WiFi HotSpot Software will immediately redirect Web pages that contain a keyword that triggers illegal content, and thus the user will be automatically redirected to a different URL for you.
Late Payment Control.
Customers who pay you by the week, or by the month sometimes try to log in hoping they won’t be caught, however in this case they will find that they are automatically directed to your logon screen and receive a notification that they cannot move forward until after payment is made.
Multiple HotSpot Locations.
You may totally, free of charge, connect multiple HotSpots to the identical server for your database. This then allows you to allocate user accounts amongst all of the locations you may have. Please note that free hotspot software does not support this feature.
All of their pricing and licensing models are perfectly straightforward and extremely competitive. After all, their entire price includes a clear-cut uncomplicated server-based unlimited client license. There are absolutely no extra module/feature fees, such as for credit card usage or operator licenses. In addition, as mentioned above the price includes no additional hardware that needs to be purchased.
No Surprise Charges For Hardware Changes.
As surprising as this is, some software companies will charge you for a new license each time you change any hardware!
Completely Compatible With Windows.
All that you will need to install HotSpot Software is a PC that contains two network cards. That’s it! You then have a HotSpot billing gateway.
Once they get onto the Internet, your customers may use any browser they wish, be that Internet Explorer, Conqueror, Firefox, Safari, or Opera.
User Account Specifications.
All of the following specifications may be changed, of course, but they include:
- Gives user account a username and password
- Limits the user account to a certain amount of time
- Can add time and print receipt
- Can limit bandwidth instead
- Sets an automatic expiration date
- Can set specific access hours
- Can be temporarily disabled
- Inactivity timeout can be disabled
Load Rate Control.
Because some customers will want to upload and download at a faster rate than other, you can charge more for those customers, thus charging an additional fee for increased bandwidth.
Traffic Quota Management.
For those customers who download a lot of MB on a daily basis, you might wish to either limit it, or perhaps offer them a special 5 GB per month or “X” MB daily. You can even combine this for your special customers.
Credit Card Gateways.
Although it is hard to imagine that many, there are currently 70 major gateways available for credit card payment through this HotSpot software. That means that your charges can be paid by practically any credit card by your customer, while online, with simply a user name and password to pay you instantly. Beware of software that makes you utilize expensive “staff to sell” tickets.
As your customer begins to peruse the Internet it will have your modified customized look on your login page. This means that you can have your colors, and your own graphics and buttons so that it matches your corporate theme.
The HotSpot software can be configured to request some personal information from your customer after they logon, such as personal email address, full name, mailing address, and the like. You may wish to have this information for additional marketing or simply to have your own records.
These are extremely useful for both yourself and your customers especially when used for time notification, such as how much time they have left to use the computer, or special advertising of your sales for time. The same page can be configured to pop up when the time is expiring and additional payment needs to be made.
Specified Usage Schedule.
You may have different prices for morning use, or afternoon use or even weekend use of your computers. All of this is easy to change within the software itself.
You may wish to block certain websites, thus you have the option of making any of those computers that try to reach those websites to redirect to your home page for example, thus saving you from paying for costly staff time.
Because HotSpot Software is used Internationally, there are a large amount of different languages at your disposal. A few are English, Polish, German, Croatian, Greek, Danish, Swedish, Icelandic, Russian, Arabic, Serbian, French, Portuguese, and Spanish, but you will find many more!
Unlimited Live Support.
You will find that having the HotSpot Software allows you totally unlimited live support on a 24/7 basis. It is hailed as being the best support in the industry and it’s reassuring to know that they are available through phone, online through MSN and Skype, email, or through their active Forum no matter what questions you may have.