Responsive Skin


We have created a new Skin called “Responsive” which you can use as your hotspot theme. We highly recommend to use this skin because: it comes with an easy color and background image selector it automatically scales based on the user’s device so there is no need to use a different mobile skin anymore it also has […]

Read More >

Using your own payment gateway with HotspotSystem


With HotspotSystem you can accept direct credit card payments by default, but your country may have special online payment habits. This includes special payment systems, like M-Pesa, or mobile payment systems where people can pay by their mobile phones. Integration requires you to set up your online shop where you sell access codes using your own payment gateway. […]

Read More >

Introducing Splash Page Analytics

Screen Shot 2014-10-02 at 12.43.03 PM

We are working on a new Splash Page Analytics which replaces the current Start Page Conversions Report. It’s like google analytics for your splash pages and offers tons of new functionality. Here are the core functions: Interactive charts in Javascript / HTML5 format Can be generated for each location in 4 categories: User Visits, Engagements, […]

Read More >

Featured Operator: Gloria Jean’s Coffees Australia


Gloria Jeans is an Australian Coffeehouse who uses Hotspotsystem’s Basic+ solution to provide free access.  Hotspotsystems support were amazing. Gloria Jean’s Coffees Alice Springs is a busy little hub for people from all walks of life. Local, national or international visitors, they try to cater to the best needs of our customers. Whether popping in to grab […]

Read More >

Reach out to your hotspot guests


As an operator you may want to interact with your guests. You may want to personally reach out to your guests or receive feedback for various purposes. You may want to welcome each user,  let them know about any special deals, promotions or happenings around the area. You may want to capture user input, perhaps for […]

Read More >

New Installation Guide for Ubiquiti EdgeRouter


We have posted a new guide about how to setup a hotspot on Ubiquiti Edgerouter. The EdgeRouter is a powerful piece of hardware, advertised as “The world’s first million-packet-per-second router priced under $100“. Hardware Details: Dual-core MIPS64 processor with hardware acceleration for packet processing and encryption/decryption 3 RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet ports 512 MB DDR2 RAM (Layer-3 […]

Read More >

Campground Hotspot Setup with UniFi

Unifi Controller in the Cloud

In the 1st part of our campground installation post we wrote about how we set up the Edgerouter Lite as a gateway and used mostly Ubiquiti Nanostation M2 access points to cover the area. In the 2nd campground we could choose the equipment and we needed to come up with a cost effective solution. We […]

Read More >