Powering Europe’s largest and fastest growing free Wi-Fi network
Front Porch, Inc., provider of online subscriber communications technologies for Internet Service Providers and wireless networks, announced that its technology has been selected by free-hotspot.com to power Europe’s largest and fastest growing free wireless service network.
“Front Porch’s technology provides us with sophisticated local advertising, messaging and management capabilities,” said Daniel C. Toomey, Jr., CEO of free-hotspot.com. “These unique capabilities coupled with the ability to scale rapidly and manage literally thousands of distributed access points from a central interface make Front Porch technology critical to our business. With this technology we can accelerate our network deployment to meet the growing demand for free HotSpots.”
“These unique capabilities coupled with the ability to scale rapidly and manage literally thousands of distributed access points from a central interface make Front Porch technology critical to our business. With this technology we can accelerate our network deployment to meet the growing demand for free HotSpots.”
Information portals and WiFi advertisements
“We are pleased that free-hotspot.com has decided to build its network on our technology,” said Zachary Britton, President of Front Porch, “They are making full use of our technology to deliver terms of service and other customized messages to their users, provide information portals, and serve local advertisements. They are an excellent example of how our next generation of network services and management capabilities can be used to produce profits, even when access is given away for free.”
Front Porch and free-hotspot.com will be demonstrating their combined solution today at the TELECOM ’05 show. To learn more about this exciting new technology, drop by booth #1229 for a live demonstration.
About Wi-Fi and HotSpots
About Wi-Fi and HotSpots: – Wi-Fi, also knows as 802.11 or wireless networking, is the simple, wireless way to handle networking. With Wi-Fi, computers can be wirelessly connected anywhere. HotSpots are connection points for Wi-Fi networks. Each HotSpot is created with a small box, containing an 802.11 radio that can simultaneously talk to up to one hundred 802.11 cards, which is hardwired into the Internet. Wi-Fi hotspots are now available in public places like restaurants, hotels, libraries and airports. Traditionally, users have had to pay for access to public HotSpots. Free public HotSpots are now becoming widely available through companies such as free-hotspot.com
About free-hotspot.com – free-hotspot.com is rapidly expanding Europe’s largest free Wi-Fi service network. The company also provides a comprehensive directory of more than 6,000 free HotSpots throughout the world. free-hotspot.com’s locations include cafes, hotels, pubs, restaurants, retail centres, transit centres and other public venues. free-hotspot.com works with local, multi-national and national advertisers and agencies to develop online marketing programs and initiatives intended to reach Wi-Fi users through its “On-Site” and “Portal” advertising channels. free-hotspot.com is located in Dublin, Ireland and is a subsidiary of Anacapa Holdings Ltd, an international online marketing company.