Wireless hotspots: current challenges and future directions

  title={Wireless hotspots: current challenges and future directions},
  author={Anand Balachandran and Geoffrey M. Voelker and Paramvir Bahl},
In recent years, wireless Internet service providers (WISPs) have established Wi-Fi hotspots in increasing numbers at public venues, providing local coverage to traveling users and empowering them with the ability to access email, Web, and other Internet applications on the move. In this paper, we observe that while the mobile computing landscape has changed both in terms of number and type of hotspot venues, there are several technological and deployment challenges remaining before hotspots… CONTINUE READING
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