How to make a paying WiFi ?

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How to make a paying WiFi ?

Postby usspeedup21 » Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:27 pm

Hi there

Many times i found in some places a paying wifi connection,
when connecting to that Access point its fine, but when i open my browser it says in it that if i want to use the internet connection i have to pay for it and then they will give me an ammount of MB or time.

so i was thinking to create the same thing, providing a high internet speed,
do you guys know how can i do that ?
do i need a router or a program on PC ?

thanks
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Re: How to make a paying WiFi ?

Postby hydro27405 » Sat Mar 26, 2011 9:43 am

Check out mikrotik.com I use to do that on a river.
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Re: How to make a paying WiFi ?

Postby little dave » Tue Mar 29, 2011 6:53 am

usspeedup21 wrote:Hi there

Many times i found in some places a paying wifi connection,
when connecting to that Access point its fine, but when i open my browser it says in it that if i want to use the internet connection i have to pay for it and then they will give me an ammount of MB or time.

so i was thinking to create the same thing, providing a high internet speed,
do you guys know how can i do that ?
do i need a router or a program on PC ?

thanks



Well let's see. If your TOS allows then you could google " zone cd"
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Re: How to make a paying WiFi ?

Postby drclubb » Sat Apr 23, 2011 9:09 pm

Which can I use for free and pay wifi access?

Thanks,

Yorit
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Re: How to make a paying WiFi ?

Postby Hayden20 » Thu Jan 12, 2012 3:10 am

I am interested in setting up a wireless network in a coffeeshop owned by a friend of mine. I have a few questions here:

1. what hardware would be necessary? obviously the router, but where do access points come into the equation for extending the range?

2. how would I go about distributing time to paying users? I am obviously going to need to set up a firewall of some sort, but I have no experience in this.

3. Any good sites to learn more about how to set up the neccesarry security measures?

4. Does anyone know of any programs for assigning users time restricted access?

Basically I am being asked to help (which in this case basically means do it for him, but I am interested to learn how) set up an internet cafe without computers provided. I am thinking he will run in an ADSL line of some sort and charge users by the hour.

Also, lastly, the idea has come up to rent out something like those USB wireless cards to laptop owners without WiFi? Anyone have any experiance/advice about these?

Thanks in advance for any help that anyone can provide.
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Re: How to make a paying WiFi ?

Postby Starpoint » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:54 am

Considering most laptops have built IN wifi adapters, your customer base for renting adapters would be small if it even existed.

as for the rest... too many shops have gone with free wifi or using a rotating key that you get when you buy something over a certain dollar amount (usually 2-3 bucks)
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