Defining an Internet plan

Internet plan in HotSpot software is preset of values that are assigned when you generate or refill accounts.

For example, Internet plan defines the price which customers should pay for specified time usage, data transferred, download and upload rate, but may also define the expiration date, daily limits, etc.

When you generate user accounts, tickets, and refills, the values defined by Internet plan are stored in the database for each account.

If you refill an account with an Internet plan, time and quota values are added to the current account values.

If an Internet plan has unlimited settings for time and quota, an account will also become unlimited for these values.

Download and upload rate, the expiration date and other values defined by Internet plan used for a refill, are assigned to the account no matter which values the account has had before.

Add Plan – Creates new Internet plan
Delete Plan – Deletes selected Internet plan
Modify Plan – Modifies selected Internet plan.

When you make changes to Internet plan, please click on this button to save it.

Internet plan options on HotSpot Setup – Prices – Internet Plans – Time and Price page are:

Time – Time available for Internet usage. It is measured in seconds
Unlimited Time – Enable this option if you do not wish to limit users by time. It is useful if you charge users by bandwidth or users pay monthly fees
Price – Cost of selected Internet plan. If tax is not specified, this is what customer pays
Description – Description is displayed in a list from where the operator chooses which Internet plan to select
Internet plan is enabled – If selected Internet plan is active and can be used for account generating
Accounts expires in _ days from the first usage – Number of days in which will an account expire from the first login. For example, if you set to 10 days, and a user will not be able to login on 11th day from first login
Accounts expires in _ days from last usage – Number of days in which will an account expire from the last login. For example, if you set to 10 days, and a user does not login in the next 11 days, the account will expire

Antamedia HotSpot creates default Internet plans on first installation so you can have a better idea of the possibilities.

You can modify them, or create totally new Internet plans. The number of Internet plans in the database is not limited.

Updated on October 11, 2022

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