visitor-based networking

visitor-based networking

A network that provides temporary Internet access in hotels, airports, convention centers and other public venues. Connections are typically wired or wireless Wi-Fi (Ethernet), which makes it convenient for travelers with laptops or handheld devices to obtain email and Web access.
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Nortel Networks' visitor-based networking (VBN) enables high-speed wireline or wireless Internet access for PCs or hand-held devices.