General information about Hotspot
The hotspot (sometimes hot spot) is a public access to the Internet. Most are a Wi-Fi hotspots to be found in the hotel, restaurant, airport, hospital, school, camping, park ...
A Wi-Fi hotspot device (router, gateway, server or access point only) shows a welcome page or login page that has to be passed before you can use the Internet.
In the past, Internet access via the hotspot was usually paid for by users (visitors, guests, customers, citizens, patients ...). Nowadays, Wi-Fi usage is more and more taken for granted or as included service.
Sylbek has been offering hotspot servers since 2005, as well as firewall hardware platforms and bandwidth management solutions. If you buy a Sylbek hotspot solution, you get hardware and software in one box. With it you have no running costs, so you can offer your customers a professional and for free service.
Sylbek hotspot server is installed between your router and access point or switch.
You can connect as many WiFi access points as needed to the Hotspot Server in order to achieve 100% coverage in every room,see diagram below.
During the installation/setup phase you will receive support over the telephone (included in the price).
You will also receive information about supplied access points and their network specifics.
After that you will have complete control and be able to decide who has network access and how
the welcome/login page looks.
Creating customer accounts will be an ongoing process. This can be however made easier when you setup a
If you prepare users in an excel table you can import these into the hotspot server.
It is easy and professional to provide access in the form of a business card of your own design with access data,
password/username, clearly readable on them. For this purpose we have supplied for many years a
that supports the production of access cards in business card format. This application is available for
every Hotspot device for 5 years long (without charge) as one of three methods to allow internet access.
Hotspot products in several variants are kept in stock. In our shop you can buy these immediately, see the two relevant categories:
and WiFi Repeater
To find the right device for your network you will see Hotspot hardware - comparison
For your questions or for an individual PDF offer write us
Many companies (also resellers with multiple devices) have chosen our hotspot solution, possibly in your area. Have a look at the extract from our
Reference list - Hotspots