Hotspot Enabler :
Aptilo Networks Hotspot solution is built and fully optimized for public Wireless and Wired Hotspot applications with an architecture that allows fast and easy deployment at a reduced cost with the market's most advanced set of flexible payment and authentication options.
Multi Service Provider Capability :
The core featured in the Aptilo solution is the multi service provider support, allowing users belonging to many different service providers to log on to the same Hotspot through roaming agreements or to pay on the spot and get charged through trusted billing relationships.
Inter-working with mobile operators :
Mobile Operator inter-working is supported which means that the solution can be integrated towards billing systems, mediation gateways and other nodes important for being able to ensure that mobile subscribers will be able to pay for access.
Centralized solution :
As much intelligence and complexity as possible has been located into the backend platform, the Mobile Access Server (MAS) and the Payment Server (PAS), located at the service provider's Network Operation's Centre. The Access Point Controller (APC) typically resides locally at the Hotspot or regionally to control several Hotspots.
Multitude of Authentication and Payment Methods :
The Aptilo Hotspot Solution enables a number of ways for end-user authentication and payments that a service provider can select from. Credit Card payments, User-ID & Password, Global Roaming Provider support from iPass and GoRemote, pre-paid Vouchers and Scratch Cards, Cash Cards and payment through the Mobile Phone account covers important payment methods and are all pre-enabled. Through a Hotel System Payment Module for hotel PMS (Property Management System) integration enables charging of Hotspot services to a hotel bill.