Wi-Fi Hotspots (AP Not Included)
GNS Wireless stocks and supports all the equipment you need in order to open or create a GNS Wireless Network Hotspot at your location. The equipment is pre-packaged for ease of installation, and can be pre-configured for "out of the box" installation at your location. If you require a custom wireless network solution, please contact us today.
The reality is that anyone can set up a hotspot. If you live in a block of flats or on a street and you want to share your ADSL with the neighbors, this can be set up and installed at very little cost and will provide a source of revenue. If you live above or near a cafe you can set up your hotspot and start earning money immediately. If you have a campground, RV Park, or Marina and would like to setup a wireless hotspot for guest access, please contact GNS Wireless for a free analysis of your application.
Wi-Fi hotspot considerations
- Do you currently have a Internet connection available? (DSL/Cable/Satellite)
- What Internet speeds are available?
- How many consecutive users will be on the wireless network at any given time?
- What coverage am I trying to achieve? – Partial area, or entire park/marina
- How do I control bandwidth?
- What equipment do I need for a hotspot? – Complete package/Self install
- Is technical support included?
GNS Wireless will provide a outdoor coverage area to illustrate where the specified coverage area will be strongest. Typically the wireless network will support anywhere from 25 to 250 customers using a standard internet cable/dsl connection. Multiple internet connections should be used, or faster connections should be implemented for a higher number of customer connections, or to provide faster internet access to the guests. GNS Wireless provides equipment that allows for roaming, which will all the customers to stay connected as they move around the park, or marina.
GNS Wireless uses wireless hotspot equipment packages that do not generally impact the appearance of publicly visible areas. All equipment (access points, antennas, CPE's and power supplies) should be installed in an area that provides the best access for the wireless network signal.
We provide wireless network equipment that offers the latest security methods utilizing industry standard technologies. Our wireless hotspot equipment packages can be upgraded by way of firmware, software as new security technologies are standardized. IP security
GNS Wireless can perform a site survey prior to any order being placed to ensure the equipment you are purchasing will maintain a 99% uptime, and that the proposed coverage area will have less than 10% gap coverage of little to no signal strength, while maintaining average latency levels, to not exceed 50-70 ms.
We offer optional self-healing wireless network equipment in the event of device failure or connectivity problems. Technical support is provided as well as document instruction during installation.
For outdoor wireless network hotspot solutions, we offer outdoor equipment that operates in an ambient temperature range of -40 degrees to 140 degree Fahrenheit, and have enclosures and cable connections that are weatherproof, to withstand shock and vibration and high wind speeds.
GNS Wireless offers extended warranty options and post implementation support on our wireless hotspot equipment packages.
Wi-Fi Hotspot Equipment Features:
- Web-based configuration dashboard
- Network status visibility and user management
- Secure network access
- Ability to allow unrestricted speeds or controlled access for specific users
- Guest usage
- Ability to block MAC addresses upon request
- RF Interference Management
- Full replacement of equipment if product becomes non-functional
- Toll Free customer service and support
- Wi-Fi technical support
- Site survey and custom coverage map prior to ordering
All of GNS Wireless hotspot equipment, components, wire, cable, and mounting hardware are available in order to provide a seamless installation of your wireless network hotspot. We provide documented installation instructions and procedures, and technical support is available during installation.
GNS Wireless verifies that all components are compatible, prior to system acceptance, and should be installed as specified in the installation documents. The in event cable or wire cannot be concealed in structural areas, please contact us for information on shielded, or direct burial cat5e Ethernet cable.