How To Start ‘Free WiFi Zone’ Business
Earlier days, Free WiFi Zones became the hottest trend. Every small shop or mall you visit, you will find a Free WiFi Zone. You can directly connect your phone or any other device with the free WiFi and enjoy the unlimited Internet access. But have you ever thought about starting your own WiFi business? If not, then this is the best opportunity you will ever have!
To start the WiFi Zone you need to clear up with few things, which are; The Specific Area, Internet Provider, Hot Spots or Routers and Security. There are so many creative ways from which you can make money from providing free WiFi in the specific area.
If you are planning and willing to start Free WiFi Zone business, then follow the steps mentioned.
Check Out The Hottest Area of Your City
To get kick-start, you need to check out the most crowded area of your city. If you want to get recognized as a Free WiFi Service Provider in few days, then this probably is the best idea. The equation is very simple! More crowd – more devices – more users.
Just for an example, take college campus areas. Not actually in the college, as the college may take an action. Check where the young crowd is, where they hangout the most. Start your Free WiFi Zone there. You will probably get more than 500+ users online everyday. For choosing any area, consult with your ISP. If they are providing their service in the same area, then negotiate the providing time of your service.
Check The Internet Plans With ISP
Once you decided at which point(s) you need to start your WiFi service, then first thing to do is to visit the ISP [Internet Service Provider]. Most of the time, the private ISPs’ won’t be able to fulfill your need, so our suggestion is to go with giant companies.
You can also approach BSNL [India] to get the service. BSNL may ask you to became third level ISP for them and may also ask you to obtain the third level ISP certificate. Grab the certificate and tie up with BSNL. Before going any further, please read every legal documents carefully.
Get The HotSpots
To cover the most of the area, you need strong HotSpots! To do that, you can use Cisco’s hot-spots. They are more powerful than any other company. Also, you can ask it from your ISP also. There is a possibility that the ISP itself will be able to provide you the HotSpot or they might provide you their HotSpot manufacturer or provider.
Make sure your hot-spots are powerful enough to handle the traffic, speed and the range. The range should be more than 100-150 meters [Approx], also the speed should be more than 8-10 Mbps if the hot-spot has capacity of 100+ users. Because once there are more users registered on the hot-spot, the speed gets divided and obtained as the per the device.
Get The Security Consultant
Once you done with everything and ready to start your service, hire a security consultant. This is the most important step in this business. As you know, that you are providing free WiFi to public. A Free WiFi zone is an open invitation to hackers.
You should hire a security consultant for making your service more secure and safe. Also, stay in touch with city police as well as with cyber crime department of your city. You can also share your all used data and user’s data with all of the security agency to keep an eye on it.
Once you done with the setup, it’s time to make some money out of it. There are some possible ways to make money from it. Also, you can do any innovative way to promote anyone’s product via your service. For example, you can start showing anyone’s advertisement on every device which is connected on your router. Of-course this facility will be given to you by your service provider itself. You will have your own control panel for each and every hotspot.
You can also send push notification via your network. In addition to that, you get the mobile numbers/email IDs of registered users. You can use those mobile number [with user’s permission] to send them offers of your own product/services or someone else’s. This is how you can make money with your Free WiFi Zone business. There are so many innovative ways to make money from this business, you may be able to find it out! If you have one, comment it and let everyone know!
You can also check this document for reference : Reference Document