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Wireless hotspots in public places is a wireless LAN (WLAN) Internet access service locations. Most such sites are coffee shops, airports, business hotels, universities and large exhibition hall and so on. Some of these hot spots to provide wireless broadband access charges for services, while others are free. In the wireless hotspot coverage areas, users can use the built-in or external wireless card with laptop and PDA, to achieve access to the Internet.
Enabling the Next Wave of Connectivity™ A carrier-class Operations Support System (OSS) for large scale, public WLAN networks, Pronto Hotspot OSS is a complete end- to-end platform that streamlines the deployment of public hot spot networks and minimizes ongoing operation costs for serv- Pronto Hotspot OSS ™ ice providers. Pronto Networks’ Hotspot OSS provides all inclu- For Public Access WLANs sive customer care and billing management capabilities, end user self-provisioning of services, remote network management, usage-based pricing, pre-paid and post-paid services, multiple authentications and roaming options. Pronto Hotspot OSS is a modular, multi-tier platform that includes feature-rich components for: Service creation, activation and maintenance of hot spot locations Network policies implementation (QoS) and monitoring capabilities Authentication, Authorization and Accounting (AAA) and custom authentication realms Multiple authentications and roaming options Roaming clearinghouse for network partners Customer care and billing management Payment processing and collection Setup and Deployment of Hot Spots Multi-Vendor Friendly Solution Pronto Hotspot OSS manages all operational aspects for the deployment of Pronto Hotspot Controllers™ (PHC) and provides a cost-effective access service gateway that supports multi- vendor hardware, including Proxim, Cisco, Colubris, Gemtek Systems, and upcoming WiFi switch based gateways. System Integrator Friendly Platform Pronto Hotspot OSS was designed using J2EE™ technology and supports Web services to enable development of secure, robust and interoperable business applications. Our platform provides native integration with third-party billing and CRM systems and includes TIBCO middleware integration for legacy systems support. Our platform offers flexible options to fit the unique needs of any business for customer support, branding, billing, and reporting. Flexible Service Plans Extensible System Architecture Customer Payment Roaming Pronto Customer Rating & Accounts Service Branding Processing Settlement Service Access Billing Receivable Activation Manager Manager SML Roaming Partners Pronto Customer Care & Billing Service Access Pronto Hotspot OSS is a modular, highly scalable platform enabling Roaming Gateway Network Service Fault/ Policy Setup and Policy Provisioning Performance Pronto Roaming Server the provisioning, management, and Manager Inventory Manager Manager Manager deployment of large scale, public WLAN NML Roaming IPDR Aggregator networks. Pronto OSS Service Manager Mediation Support Manager Roaming AAA Access Manager Manager Pronto RADIUS EAP-SIM WLAN EML Hotspot Proxim Colubris Gemtek Cisco Acess RADIUS Authentication Gateway Controller Point Server Provisioning of Network Elements Billing Roaming Services Web-based service management Internationalization and branding Inter-WISP roaming Provisioning of Pronto and third Flexible pricing, rating and discounting Support for iPass, GRIC and party gateways of usage-based and flat rates Boingo smart clients Service creation with QoS/ bandwidth Multiple payment options, including Integrated billing, clearing and management capabilities credit cards, invoice and pre-paid settlement cards Monitoring, management and remote Reporting & Data Mining upgrades of edge elements Support for foreign currency billing, payments and taxation Real-time reports and statistics SNMP support Configurable online bill formats, Security Customizable location-specific in multiple media options content and interface for ad hoc user SSL-encrypted HTTP traffic experience (i.e., walled garden sites) Native integration to third party billing Corporate VPN compatibility and CRM systems AAA and custom authentication realms 802.1x support TIBCO middleware for legacy Support for multiple service providers on systems support one server Integration to operators’ billing Real-time system administration system via IPDR and configuration ability Automatic e-mail alerts Customer Care Easy integration with external Customer self-care portal NMS Product Credit limit management SOAP, Radius and EAP methods based Incident tracking communication Account adjustment and refund Pronto Networks Corporate Headquarters 4637 Chabot Drive, Suite 350 Pleasanton, CA 94588 925 227 5500 For more information: www.prontonetworks.com firstname.lastname@example.org
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