Representatives from the two companies did not immediately return calls for comment. Nextel Communications is another carrier dabbling in Wi-Fi. The company sells Wi-Fi gear to businesses. Dittmer said Sprint is working with industry group Wi-Fi Alliance to create a standard way to log in to any hot spot. With a universal standard, a Sprint PCS, T-Mobile or AT&T Wireless subscriber could walk into any hot spot and log on, regardless of who their carrier is, he said. Currently, hot spots are affiliated with just one carrier, and there is no roaming between networks.
Dittmer outlined several steps to make that happen, including creating a standard "splash page," or Web page people see every time they log on to a Wi-Fi network, Subscribers enter their passwords and usernames on splash pages before joining the network, Nearly every carrier or wireless Internet provider has a slightly different version of a splash page, In a move that Reiter calls "altruistic," Sprint PCS and the alliance are developing splash pages that list all of the hot spots in a given area, giving consumers the alternative to log on to those networks if they want, Usually, splash strongfit designers series case for apple iphone 7 plus and iphone 8 plus - nightshade pages are for only one hot spot service..
More carriers are catching Wi-Fi fever. Sprint PCS is stitching together a network of wireless "hot spots" to cash in on the growing popularity of wireless networking. The company has already signed agreements to let subscribers roam onto a number of different so-called hot spots--public areas outfitted with wireless networks--then be charged for wireless Web access on their Sprint PCS bill, according to Wesley Dittmer, the senior director for wireless LANs (local area networks) at Sprint PCS. Dittmer wasn't specific about when the service would launch or how much access will cost. He told executives gathered last week at the Wireless Airport Association meeting in Washington, D.C., that they would see Sprint get into the Wi-Fi market "soon.".
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