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Chapter Review

Now you should have a better feeling of the benefits and costs that are associated with hosting a Wi-Fi hotspot and which type you want to implement.

Remember the main benefits of hosting a hotspot:

  • Providing wireless Internet access for your visitors
  • Attracting people to your location
  • Generating additional revenue
  • Creating a private network for your own use

In addition, do not forget the costs:

  • Internet service—$60 or more per month
  • Equipment—$40–$500 one time
  • Installation—1–2 days of your time
  • Ongoing support—A few hours each month
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