Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) 2.0/Passpoint Solution


HSC's Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) is a cloud-based PasspointTM Hotspot 2.0 network solution. It is compliant with WiFi Alliance’s Hotspot 2.0 (release 2) specifications and provides backward compatibility to all the non-HS 2.0 compliant devices too. 

NGH can be used by service providers (mobile operators, cable operators, WISPs) or enterprises to setup/upgrade their WiFi network as per Passpoint standards. In addition to all the network servers, NGH also packages WiFi-analytics component, which can be used to provide insights to the businesses and further enhance the user experience.

Key Modules:

Network Architecture

Key Features:

  • Device Agnostic - Backward compatible with HS2.0 Release 1.0 devices and Non-HS2.0 devices
  • Low-touch Integration -  With external components such as AAA server, certification authority, captive portal, or subscription DB
  • Scalable and Modular Components - Individual components are available as VNF (virtual network function) and can be co-located or separately located
  • WiFi Analytics - Presence, Web, and Social Analytics
  • AP Vendor Agnostic - Compatible with all APs which are HS2.0 complaint

Key Benefits of HotSpot 2.0 / Passpoint Solution:

Key Benefits For End Users:

  • Seamless Experience - In-pocket, cellular-like WiFi experience for end users eliminating the need to find and authenticate into networks they have access to
  • WiFi Roaming - End-users can roam seamlessly between authorized networks across the globe         
  • Reliable Networks - Enforcement of strong security mechanisms for authentication like EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, and EAP-SIM/AKA

Key Benefits For Service Providers:

  • Extended Network Coverage - Through inter-carrier WiFi roaming, reaching new devices and new venues for the existing subscriber base
  • New Value Streams - Service providers can offer WiFi as a commercial service to other operators, or enterprises
  • Mobile Data Offload - Increased network capacity by offloading mobile data onto WiFi hotspots with the same security and roaming features  
  • Network Insights - Key monitoring parameters such as subscriber’s usage patterns and preferences to enable a high quality of experience
  • Increased Customer Satisfaction and Reduced Churn

Key Benefits for Enterprises:

  • Effortless WiFi Management - No need to involve IT in new staff registration, visitor registration, access revocation or providing additional bandwidth for special events
  • New Value Streams - Additional capacity can be offered to service providers like mobile or cable operators for their subscribers to roam into their WiFi networks
  • Differentiated QoS - Network Policy can be configured for differentiated Quality-of-Service (QoS) for different customers
  • Customer Experience - Seamless WiFi experience will be a distinguished experience for the customers
  • Increased Revenue - WiFi can be provided as an additional chargeable service to the customers, thereby opening a new revenue stream for enterprises

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