Which Hotspot Gateway do I need? WiFi

Customer demands of public WiFi systems have changed immensely over the last few years.  We have not been idle in keeping watch in the market which has meant we are sourcing great products allowing you to delight your user’s experience of WiFi in your premises.


Hotspot Comparison Table

Technical Specification WAS-K3
WAS-R2
WAS-R4
WAS-R6
WAS-R10
WAS-R20
WAS-R40
WAS-R80
Specifications Click here Click here Click here Click here Click here Click here Click here Click here
Format Desktop Desktop Desktop Desktop Desktop Rack Rack Rack
Rack-mountable (1U) No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Built-in Wireless Yes No No No No No No No
Ticket Printer Option

Yes:

WAS-TP1

Yes:

WAS-TP1

 

Yes:

WAS-TP1

Yes:

WAS-TP1

Yes:

WAS-TP1

Yes:

WAS-TP1

Yes:

WAS-TP1

Yes:

WAS-TP1

Network Interfaces (Mbps) 10/100 10/100 10/100 10/100 10/100 10/100/1000 10/100/1000 10/100/1000
WAN Ports 2 1 1 1 2 (or 1) * 2 (or 1) * 4 4
LAN Ports 4 4 4 1 1 (or 2) * 2 (or 3) * 2 4
Load Balancing & WAN Failover Yes No No No Yes (Dual) Yes (Dual) Yes (Quad) Yes (Quad)
Dual WAN Load balance/Failover Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Quad WAN Load balance/Failover No No No No No No Yes Yes
Maximum Throughput**** 50Mb/s 60Mb/s 75Mb/s 100Mb/s

100 Mb/s

200 Mb/s

300 Mb/s + 400 Mb/s +
Max Concurrent Users
(Recommended)
50 30 50 100 250 *** *** ***

Max no. of User Codes

1000 10,000 10,000 10,000 10,000 10,000 10,000 10,000
User Limiting Policies

Time

(Elapsed/

logged-in)

 

Data Volume

 

Bandwidth

Time

(Elapsed/

logged-in)

 

Data Volume

 

Bandwidth

Time

(Elapsed/

logged-in)

 

Data Volume

 

Bandwidth

Time

(Elapsed/

logged-in)

 

Data Volume

 

Bandwidth

Time

(Elapsed/

logged-in)

 

Data Volume

 

Bandwidth

Time

(Elapsed/

logged-in)

 

Data Volume

 

Bandwidth

Time

(Elapsed/

logged-in)

 

Data Volume

 

Bandwidth

Time

(Elapsed/

logged-in)

 

Data Volume

 

Bandwidth

Usage Reporting Yes ** + Downloadable as a CSV file. Yes ** + Downloadable as a CSV file. Yes ** + Downloadable as a CSV file. Yes ** + Downloadable as a CSV file. Yes ** + Downloadable as a CSV file. Yes ** + Downloadable as a CSV file. Yes ** + Downloadable as a CSV file. Yes ** + Downloadable as a CSV file.
User Data Harvesting

Archive via

email †

Archive via

email †

Archive via

email †

Archive via

email †

Archive via

email †

Archive via

email †

Archive via

email †

Archive via

email †

Customisible Login & Authentication Pages Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Facebook Login Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Website Filtering

Yes:

Open DNS

Yes:

Open DNS

Yes:

Open DNS

Yes:

Open DNS

Yes:

Open DNS

Yes:

Open DNS

Yes:

Open DNS

Yes:

Open DNS

PayPal & Credit Card Billing Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Advanced Firewall Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

* - Ports configurable within the device settings page.

** - Available to view by logging in on the admin page.

*** - There are no limits on the number of users but capability is dependent on type and quantity of user traffic and gateway options

**** - Throughput is dependent on network infrastructure and gateway options

† - The input email is not verified, user details are sent to a specified email address.

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