What Is Business Wifi and Why Do You Need It?
Employees Won't Miss A Thing
Employees benefit significantly from the freedom of wireless technology. It lets them connect during a meeting, collaborate in a coworker’s office, or change scenery to get the creative juices flowing.
With wireless communication being as prominent as it is, the ability to work from mobile devices is a huge boost for productivity.
You Can’t Afford Not to Offer Wifi
Many people decide if they’ll return to a business or not based on whether it offers free Wifi —especially if waiting is involved.
A Wifi hotspot can even provide an opportunity for advertising. With a custom splash page or login form, you can present your brand to customers. Requiring an email to access the network gives you marketing opportunities down the road.
Frontier will provide you with top-notch equipment for a secure connection.
You’ll have a secure, separate network for guests.
Customize your splash page and even interact with customers.
Speeds fast enough to keep up with your mobile workforce and customers.
Management & Monitoring
Remote management means one less thing on your to-do list.
24/7 Tech Support
Your business has access to 24/7 support.
Is Your Business Wifi Secure?
Security is everything these days. You need to keep your sensitive business data safe. If you’re providing guest access for your customers, they need to know their private data will remain private. With Frontier, everyone’s data is secure.
Boost Your Wireless Security
You know security is important, but it’s hard to find the time to monitor and protect your network as a small business owner.
That’s where Frontier Simply Wifi Secure comes in. It has everything you need in one convenient package.
You can expect continuous monitoring, and secure wireless access protecting your business from threats like spyware and phishing. Additionally, we’ll install and help you set up your network to get you up and running in no timeGet Your Secure Solution
Managed Wifi Is Your All-In-One Connectivity Solution
A managed Wifi network is a wireless network operated by a third party. The operator not only provides the equipment and internet access, but also monitors and administers the network.
Many small businesses just don’t have the staff or time to deal with the tasks that come with wireless internet. Managed business Wifi frees up your staff’s time so they can worry about more relevant business matters, like providing great customer service delivering an amazing product.
When you choose managed Wifi from Frontier, you get the benefits of having the same company running your network, and managing your wireless access points too.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can business Wifi handle high traffic and large coverage areas?
Frontier offers expert network design for large businesses and organizations with high-bandwidth needs. Read this case study to learn how commercial Wifi from Frontier helped Town Toyota Center provide Wifi access points for thousands of employees, users, vendors, and patrons.
Why do I need secure Wifi for my business?
Don’t risk important business data falling into the wrong hands by using an unsecure Wifi connection. Similarly, you want guests to feel comfortable using your network. With Frontier wireless internet, you can ensure the free Wifi access you give your customers is secure. They’ll feel confident browsing social media or working while they’re in coffee shops, auto shops, doctor’s offices, and more.
How much bandwidth do I need for my business?
Frontier offers two types of high-speed internet service to power your network: business broadband internet and FiOS® Business Internet. Business broadband speeds can reach up to 40 Mbps, while FiOS speeds can reach as high as 75 Mbps.
Read this resource to calculate how much bandwidth you need for your business wireless internet connection. Be sure to account for a customer Wifi network if you plan on having one. We also recommend taking future scaling into account—you don’t want to have to delay expansion because your system can’t keep up.
What equipment do I need to set up business Wifi?
Frontier will provide any equipment needed to enable wireless access points throughout your business. This includes wireless routers, modems, and signal extenders.
Can I use my own wireless routers and other equipment?
Most Frontier Communications Wifi plans require you to use Frontier equipment. That’s because not every device or piece of equipment is compatible with all business wireless network configurations. Be sure to mention any special equipment requirements you have when discussing your network with your Frontier representative.
Does Frontier Wifi for business use the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz band?
This depends primarily on your wireless router. Newer routers and network access points can use either band to connect to the internet. Some older equipment might only be compatible with the 2.4 GHz band.
Can my business choose the SSID for our network?
Yes, you can choose your own service set identifier (SSID) for your access points. For maximum security, we recommend using an SSID that is not related to your password. This helps keep your wireless connection secure by making it tougher for potential hackers to guess their way in.
Are there data caps with Managed Wifi for Business?
No, Frontier Wifi for business is an uncapped wireless service. We know how important reliable internet and Wifi is for businesses, so you’re free to use as much as you need.
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