WISPr


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WISPr

(Wireless Internet Service Project Roaming) A technology from the Wi-Fi Alliance that allows users to access wireless LANs in a similar fashion to cellphones. Pronounced "whisper," WISPr is designed for service providers. A Wi-Fi Zone logo signals users that they are currently within a wireless hotspot. A RADIUS server is used for authentication. See wireless LAN. See also WISP.
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iPass OMX helps to increase mobile network capacity quickly and cost-effectively by providing access to the largest global Wi-Fi exchange community through a single interface, connecting 140 Wi-Fi network operators and over 680,000 hotspots with certified WISPr interoperability in 117 countries and territories worldwide.
According to WeRoam it now has 20,000 live hotspots, 96% of which support the WISPr industry standard, which helps simplify access to wireless broadband Internet for users, while travelling.
Its new WISPr (Wireless Internet Service Provider recommendation) protocol increases the number of hot spot locations to connect anytime, anywhere, wirelessly.