Summary and Info
Users of wireless networks at home and work can move about their office or home with their laptops andPDAs, checking e-mail, browsing the web, and swapping files between PCs. Wi-Fi hotspots fill in the gapsaway from the home and office. They allow people to keep up-to-date with their digital world wherever ahotspot might be, whether it is in an airport, café, restaurant, or hotel.Installing and operating your own Wi-Fi hotspot at your business or organization allows you to be a part of this rapidly growing technology. Even installing a small wireless network has proven to be a difficult task for the average consumer. With this book acting as your guide, you can painlessly figure out what is required for your Wi-Fi hotspot, how to properly set it up, and how to operate it.The goal of this book is to help people, such as small business or location owners, set up a Wi-Fi hotspot to offer free or fee-based Internet access to the public. Not only does this book offer valuable tips on installing Wi-Fi hotspots, but it also walks you through four different hotspot solutions. The step-by-step procedures used in the solutions simplify the process of setting up a hotspot and ensure that you always know what you need to do.This book provides information in a simple manner so that even nontechnical consumers can understand thenecessary technical information to set up a Wi-Fi hotspot.