Hotspot Definition

hotspots
noun
hotspots
(planetology, geology, networking) Alternative spelling of hot spot.
Wiktionary
A small device that acts like a high speed modem and router to provide access to the internet through a cellular signal (aka: MiFi)
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A location where with a sufficiently strong signal from an accessible Wi-Fi wireless LAN (WLAN). Many thousands of public hotspots are available in the United States and many developed countries. Most hotspots are made available through for-profit companies that charge on a daily or monthly basis, although municipalities increasingly deploy free public Wi-Fi networks as a public service. Companies and individuals often unknowingly offer public hotspots by failing to activate Wi-Fi security options provided in 802.11i, more commonly known as Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA). See also 802.11i, Wi-Fi, WLAN, and WPA.

Webster's New World Telecom

Other Word Forms of Hotspot

Noun

Singular:
hotspot
Plural:
hotspots
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