Featured Operator – Italian Restaurant


Introducing one of our our operators, La Prosciutteria, is a diner in Italy who uses our solutions to facilitate a music cloud and to gather reviews on Tripadvisor.  It provides a great practical example of the versatility our solutions provide. Please tell us a little about the diner: Offering a unique atmosphere, at the “La Prosciutteria” you […]

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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 […]

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Important changes regarding the Social Service


From today, forcing users to Like your page and give them free internet as a reward is no longer possible. The reason is a change in Facebook Policy: You must not incentivize people to use social plugins or to like a Page. This includes offering rewards, or gating apps or app content based on whether […]

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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. […]

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Introducing Splash Page Analytics

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Better Skin Editor

Skin Editor

We have received a very good suggestion from one of our operators (thanks Erich) that we should install the codewarrior query plugin which would make the editing of the skin templates easier. We have checked it and within a few hours we managed to make it work. This is a good example that sometimes there […]

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Sell packages for 3, 6 or 12 months

In some cases you may wish to sell longer accesses than 1 month. Typical case is when you sell accesses for residents or for long-term rentals, give access for a full semester for students, etc. Now it’s possible to create a custom package which has an expiration of 3, 6 or 12 months. You can […]

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