Learn How To Create A WiFi Hotspot With A Prepaid Billing System And Accept Online Payments Using A Mikrotik Wireless Router.

A WiFi hotspot is one of the most common ways of sharing an internet connection. A HOTSPOT can be a publicly provided service at a public place such as a school, hospital, coffee shop or stadium  that allows visitors to purchase internet access vouchers for a certain period of time or certain amount of data. A WIFI HOTSPOT can also be a private WIFI network that you setup on your laptop to share its ethernet connection via its wireless interface thereby allowing your mobile devices to gain access to the internet. In this tutorial you will learn how to create a WIFI HOTSPOT with a prepaid billing system and accept online payments using a mikrotik wireless router.


In order to complete this tutorial successfully the following is a list of items that may be needed or required.  Please ensure to have these items available before taking implementation action on this tutorial:
1) A long range mikrotik wireless router
2) A payments gateway that can intergrate with the mikrotik hotspot package
3) A desktop or laptop for configuring the  mikrotik router
4) An ethernet cable
5) A mobile phone to test the WiFi hotspot