A quick, high-level overview of Sputnik and SputnikNet.
What is Sputnik? Wi-Fi as a web service.
What does SputnikNet do? Branding.
What does SputnikNet do? Subscriber management.
What does SputnikNet do? Provisioning and remote management.
Third, SputnikNet enables automatic provisioning and remote management of all of your Sputnik-powered Wi-Fi access points (APs) wherever in the world they happen to be. Need to add a new Wi-Fi hotspot? Plug a Sputnik-powered AP into the internet and you're ready to go. You can see the status of any hotspot and reconfigure it over the web.
How does Sputnik work? At the edge of your network.
First, Sputnik puts software on wireless access points and routers called the Sputnik Agent. (Generally, we call devices that run the Sputnik Agent "Sputnik-powered devices".) You can purchase Sputnik-powered devices from Sputnik, or download the Sputnik Agent for free and flash it onto compatible third-party devices.
How does Sputnik work? Over the internet.
What does SputnikNet cost?
It is $49.95 (one time) to set up a SputnikNet Account. You pay an annual subscription fee for each Sputnik-powered device on your network. There are no per-user fees or limits, and Sputnik takes no cut of your revenue. Annual SputnikNet subscription fees range from $199.50 to $499.50, with discounts and monthly subscription options for volume customers.