Aptilo Networks Strengthens Position as a Leading Hotspot-Enabler with Latest Version of the Award-Winning Aptilo Hotspot Solution
STOCKHOLM — The launch of version 4 of Aptilo Networks’ carrier-class solution for wired and wireless Hotspots brings a host of new features including efficient system management, hotel system billing, account top-up, and bandwidth control with QoS, to meet the ever-developing requirements of all kinds of hotspot operators such as mobile and fixed line operators, WISPs and venue owners. Deployment of hotspots has never been easier and more cost efficient in various environments and sizes of locations thanks to the new release of the Aptilo Hotspot Solution.
“Having been in the hotspot business for several years, we were one of the pioneers. We were explaining the hotspot concept before others realized that wireless hotspots would become an important complement to traditional mobile networks and new 3G networks. The experiences gained during these years have been transformed into the best solution for hotspots on the market. With version 4 of the Aptilo Hotspot Solution, we will strengthen our position as a leader in providing Hotspot solutions,” says Torbjörn Wård, CEO of Aptilo Networks.
Aptilo’s Hotspot Solution has been designed to manage and operate Hotspots and offer end-to-end services from a local Hotspot to the operators Network Operations Center. Through its open architecture the solution easily integrates toWårds surrounding operator support systems such as customer care, billing system and reporting systems.
Aptilo’s new release of the Aptilo Hotspot Solution offers the following new features:
- Hotel System Payment Module for hotel PMS integration enables charging of Hotspot services to the hotel bill
- Quality of Service and Bandwidth control enable differentiated service offerings and charging
- Auto remote initialization of Hotspot gateways shorten the time for configuration and setup of Hotspots
- Remote Software Upgrade enables high speed upgrade of new features
- VPN Management Tunnel enhance the security and reduce the need for hardware at each Hotspot
- Account Top-Up while the user are in session
- System development support for design of Login pages and Dynamic Session Windows
About Aptilo Networks
Aptilo Networks develops and provides Hotspot solutions for wired or wireless unlicensed wireless networks, such as WLAN (802.11) and Bluetooth, and provide Hotspot based solutions and services to operators and venue owners. Aptilo’s solutions and services offer operators of Hotspots a convenient and effective way to integrate access points in an advanced wireless public hotspot environments. It enables payment via service subscription, hotel bill, credit cards, by integration with mobile operators to pay with mobile phone subscriptions and also other payment enablers such as iPASS/GRIC and other customer bases. The company is based in Stockholm, Sweden, with a regional office for Asia-Pacific in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
In 2002 Aptilo was awarded the “Newcomer of the Year” for its system solution that according to the aWårded jury’s motivation is “A solution that makes it possible to quickly and easy use the Mobile Internet. Exactly what is needed to increase usage of more advanced mobile services. More information about Aptilo Networks can be found on the web at: www.aptilo.com.
Jonas Björklund, Product Manager
Tel: +46 733 220 735