Wifi-soft provides a powerful platform for managing large public WiFi networks to help the clients monetize them with powerful analytics and marketing tools.
Carrier Grade Solution
OSS / BSS / NMS Solution for Wireless Networks
Telecom operators and governments are increasingly adopting wifi technology to provide seamless data connectivity to the people. Telecom companies are facing challenges of supporting data users on their already clogged 4G/LTE networks. They are adopting Wifi hotspots to offload data traffic from 4G and also support OTT platforms like Whatsapp, Skype, Viber and more. On the other hand, governments are investing in Wifi hotspots in villages and cities to promote low cost internet access to its citizens and bridge the digital divide.
Wifi-soft’s WiFiLAN offers end-to-end Carrier Grade, scalable and highly reliable OSS/BSS/NMS solution for building these large public Wifi networks.
- Reliable & Scalable AAA servers
- Branded Captive Portals
- Multi-vendor Support
- SMS/OTP Verification
- High-performance DHCP server
- Merchant Gateway Integration
- Subscriber Provisioning
- Legal Compliance
- Bandwidth Control
- Policy Management
- WiFi Monetization
- Voucher Management
- WiFi Advertisement
- Contextual Marketing
- Venue Dashboards
- Rich Reporting & Analytics
- Smart Cities
- Public WiFi
- Internet Providers
- Rural WiFi
Wifi-soft’s WiFiLAN is a full blown OSS/BSS solution for managing carrier grade Wifi deployments. WiFiLAN is compatible with industry leading WiFi vendors like Ruckus, Cisco, Aruba/HP, Motorola and many others. It provides a full-featured, scalable and highly reliable management solution for public WiFi deployments.
Wifi-soft’s WiFiLAN offers guest WiFi solution which includes branded captive portals, User on-boarding, AAA, Policy Management, User Accounting, User Management, Reporting, Auditing and much more.
Operators are given flexible options to set up different business models to monetize wifi installations. These include paid wifi, wifi advertisements, voucher based access, affiliate marketing, push notifications, customer surveys and more.
Operators can also leverage wifi deployments by offering data offloading through EAP-SIM, roaming and value-added services.
WiFiLAN also helps them streamline their business, reduce operational cost, provides better customer services and lets them focus on their core business. WiFiLAN is backed by Wifi-soft’s highly trained technical team and support staff to ensure that operators get prompt and reliable customer service when they need it the most.
Lastly, the solution can be tailor-made and customized for the service provider by offering complete white labeling and on-premises hosting.
No upfront cost and flexible pricing means you save on your CapEx and OpEx cost. The contract can be terminated any time so you pay only for what you use.
WiFiLAN Cloud uses a hardware agnostic design thus allowing operators to use a wide range of hotspot controllers and access points depending on their requirements and budget. Unlike single vendor solutions, WiFiLAN Cloud allows operators to mix-and-match a wide range of Wi-Fi hardware thus allowing them to save the cost of network deployments.
Please explore our Compatibility Matrix to review the supported hardware vendors.
Scalable and Flexible Architecture
WiFiLAN Cloud’s architecture makes it an extremely customizable and scalable cloud solution. Operators managing hundreds of hotspots need a solution that can be customized to their business needs. Often they need a product that can be quickly modified to match their customer’s requirements without compromising on the stability, reliability and performance.
WiFiLAN Cloud can be easily customized and hosted on the operator’s own cloud infrastructure thus allowing them more control over their service offerings.
Centralized Hotspot Management
WiFiLAN Cloud provides a simple yet powerful hotspot management on the Cloud. Manage thousands of hotspots centrally without having to incur any extra cost of software, server hosting and maintenance. WiFiLAN Cloud provides a network wide visibility and control, easy setup, centralized reporting and seamless roaming for the hotspot users.
WiFiLAN helps reduce the operational expenses, streamlines processes and ensures that administrators have complete control over their network infrastructure from any place at any time.
Operators can monetize their guest access networks using multiple billing options available in WiFiLAN. Implement credit card or PayPal billing with flexible billing plans based on time or bandwidth usage. Create access codes or vouchers in any combination that can be sold over the counter. PMS/Folio integration makes it really easy to charge guests in their room bills. Operators can avail Wifi-soft’s professional services to implement custom payment scheme or payment gateway integration based on their requirements.
WiFiLAN Cloud promises high availability and redundancy to ensure that your hotspots operate reliably 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our servers are hosted in state-of-the-art data centers across the US and Europe and run on a highly optimized and reliable design. The servers are monitored 24×7 and ensure 99.9% uptime. The data is automatically backed up and replicated across multiple data centers to ensure zero data loss.
High-Grade AAA Server
Redundant, scalable and customizable AAA server for user authentication with automatic failover.
Compatible with all major hotspot gateways and access points including open-source technologies.
Bandwidth Management And QoS
Full-featured bandwidth management and shaping capabilities to ensure fair usage for all hotspot users.
Branded Captive Portals
Build a custom captive portal for each hotspot individually with company logo, images and text. Each captive portal can provide multiple login methods for user authentication.
Multiple Login Methods
Offers multiple methods for user authentication like Click-through, Data Capture, SMS/OTP, Social Media, username/password, prepaid vouchers and more.
Offers complete billing platform to end users for purchasing WiFi access through credit card payments, PayPal, e-Wallets, PMS, mobile payments and more.
Capture user history, validate mobile numbers or email addresses, capture browsing logs and track all user activities on public WiFi networks to help comply with local regulators.
Full featured subscriber management platform to manage user data and self-service portal for the subscribers
Complete voucher management platform to generate vouchers with access restrictions and print/distribute them to hotspot operators.
Report-rich dashboard for each venue to get a graphical overview of users, data usage, social media analytics, revenue and more.
Offers a complete advertisement system for displaying ads and banners to the end users during the login process and user session.
Enable push-notifications, market surveys and email/SMS marketing campaigns using the data collected from the public WiFi.
Reporting & Analytics
View the data usage, top users, social media analytics, revenue reports using over 100 different reports available in the software.
1. What is WiFiLAN Cloud?
WiFiLAN Cloud is an unmitigated operational support system (OSS) and Business Support System (BSS) for managing and monitoring wireless hotspots. WiFiLAN Cloud is designed specifically for managing wireless networks and incorporates all important features needed for managing networks from a central console. These features include :
- Splash pages
- RADIUS Authentication
- Hotspot Billing
- Subscriber Management
- User Provisioning
- Hotspot Monitoring & NMS
- Problem Ticketing
- Reporting & Analytics
- Social Media
- Customer Self Care
- Prepaid Vouchers
2. Is there minimum contract or lock-in period?
WiFiLAN cloud is offered as a pay-as-you-go service i.e. you only pay for the services used. There is NO lock-in period or minimum contract for using our service. You can terminate the service anytime with one month’s notice period.
3. Can we host WiFiLAN on our servers or cloud?
Yes, WiFiLAN can be hosted on a private server or cloud instance in your data center. Please check with our sales team on the pricing options and terms of the service.
You will need to provide us complete (root) access to your server so the dedicated instance can be managed and monitored remotely.
4. Which hardware vendors are supported by WiFiLAN Cloud?
WiFiLAN Cloud supports access points and gateways from a wide range of WiFi vendors.
These include Cisco, Ruckus, Aruba, HP, Meraki, Zyxel, Mikrotik, Valuepoint, OpenMesh, Cradlepoint, Nomadix and more.
Please check our supported hardware section for more information.
5. Where is WiFiLAN hosted?
WiFiLAN Cloud is hosted in a state-of-the-art, secure Data Center in the US, Europe and Asia. Our cloud instances are hosted in different data centers to provide minimum latency and maximum uptime to our customers. The server architecture ensures redundancy and automatic failover by running primary and secondary servers parallelly.
6. How does WiFiLAN work?
WiFiLAN cloud is provided as Software-as-a-Service. The operators don’t need to install any software or servers for managing their WiFi networks. Instead, they use WiFiLAN services over the cloud. The operator installs compatible gateways/controllers in their WiFi networks. These devices are configured with a specific profile, which is provided by Wifi-soft. Additionally, WiFiLAN also hosts the captive portals for the hotspot.
Wifi-soft is fully responsible for maintaining and securing the cloud services. All the housekeeping of the servers/cloud is also handled by Wifi-soft. Operators have complete access to their data from a web admin interface.
7. Is my data secure on WiFiLAN Cloud?
WiFiLAN Cloud is hosted in our NOC (Network Operations Center) in a secure data center.You don’t need to install any Software or run any servers locally. All you need is a Compatible Gateway and a Broadband or DSL Internet Connection and you are ready to provide a Managed and Reliable WiFi Service. WiFiLAN Cloud helps you monitor and manage all your Hotspot Locations and Users remotely through you its Web Based Interface.
8. Who uses WiFiLAN Cloud?
This solution is ideal for hotspot operators and service providers who need a complete, integrated back-office management solution that streamlines their operating procedures and reduces operational cost. The simple, intuitive web-based interface is easy to learn and makes hotspot management smooth and hassle-free.
9. Does WiFiLAN work in any country?
Yes, WiFiLAN Cloud works in any country. You can have Captive Portals in your local language and charge your customers in one of the major currencies of the world.
10. Do you help in migrating from another software provider?
Yes, our support engineers shall help you migrate from your existing software solution to WiFiLAN Cloud and they shall assist you by remotely configuring your gateways to interface with WiFiLAN.
11. Can I try your software before purchasing the subscription?
Yes, a free Online Demo of our solution is available. Click the demo tab for our signup form. You shall receive information regarding your Demo WiFiLAN Account via e-mail. If you are interested in an ONLINE WALK-THROUGH of our solution, we have our Sales Representatives available at a time convenient to you. The representative will explain various features of WiFiLAN and will guide you through the online demo.
Please click here to schedule an ONLINE WALK-THROUGH.
12. Does the monthly subscription come with remote support?
Yes, our engineers will provide you professional and quick support related to WiFiLAN setup, configuring gateways, designing splash pages and setting up billing. In addition, we provide a lot of online documentation for WiFiLAN.
- WiFiLAN 2.0 user guide
- WiFiLAN 3.0 user guide
Quick Help Guides
Manjit Singh, IT Manager Corporate, Sayaji Group
Joe Burnell, Managing Director, Liveport UK
I have used other monitoring programs, WiFiLAN is by far the best.
Tye Wilson, Zoom Info Systems, Inc, USA
Glen Ebbage, IT Manager, Kingfisher Bay Fraser Island, Queensland
User Friendly & Powerful
With this, I'm able to do a lot more to cater to the needs of the customers. I'm still learning, but so far I find it very user friendly, and at the same time very powerful. Even though a member of our executive team, I am technical background and always welcome new toys with open arms 🙂 Glad I was able to find you guys on the Internet 🙂
Michael S., National Telecom Authority, Marshall Islands
Excellent Up-time & No Failures
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The product has shown excellent performance and uptime and for 9 months into operation, we have not seen any failure. I strongly recommend Unibox and other related products to anyone in higher education and hospitality environments.
DP Sharma, Network Facilities,Inc, Toronto, Canada