In the upcoming weeks we are going to have short bursts of information on what HotSpots are. For example Boingo Wireless and Boingo Wi-Finder, and where you can buy or download the free service. Also, we will look at why you would use a paid service instead of a free one.
What is a HotSpot?
♦ A HotSpot is a site that offers Internet access over a wireless local area network with a router connected to a link to an Internet service provider. Hotspots typically use Wi-Fi technology (this was covered in a earlier post. Check the post listing if you want a detailed description).
♦ Hotspots may be found in coffee shops and various other public establishments throughout much of the developed world. via Hotspot (Wi-Fi) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
What types of Internet access services are available to use Hotspots?
♦ Boingo Wireless is a paid service and provides Internet access
♦ Boingo Wi-Finder is a free service and provides Internet access
Below is a brief summary of information found at Wireless Internet Reviews. You can click the link below to read the full description and rating of each service.
♦ Boingo Wireless has a network of Wi-Fi providers worldwide (100,000 hotspots globally).
♦ AT&T has competitive pricing for monthly Wi-Fi Hotspot subscription packages. It’s a good choice for travelers.
♦ T–Mobile currently operates the fourth largest network in the United States. They have plans available of their network Wi-Fi Hotspots.
Click the link for detailed information: via Best Rated Subscription Hotspot Services | Wireless Internet Reviews
We will have the chance to discuss other findings about HotSpots at the next post.
I hope this is helpful! 🙂