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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.

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									                        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

  Network policies implementation (QoS) and monitoring

  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

                                                                                                       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

                                                                                                      IPDR          Aggregator        networks.
                                       Pronto OSS Service Manager                                    Mediation       Support


                     Pronto                                                          RADIUS                        EAP-SIM

                     Hotspot      Proxim      Colubris     Gemtek        Cisco        Acess          RADIUS      Authentication
                    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
   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
                                                                                 Account adjustment and refund
                                                                                                                                       Pronto Networks
                                                                                                                                       Corporate Headquarters
                                                                                                                                       4637 Chabot Drive, Suite 350
                                                                                                                                       Pleasanton, CA 94588
                                                                                                                                       925 227 5500

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