Category Archives: Hotspot Features

New Firmware Version 11.08.9 published

As of today we have published a new firmware version 11.08.9. Our firmware continues to be based on OpenWrt, this time on the latest release 28185, which includes a lot of improvements on the wireless drivers, the firmware screens look … Continue reading

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Chillifire Hotspot on DD-WRT

As you know we are providing a license free preconfigured Firmware as part of our service. That firmware has been optimised and tuned to provide a best of class hotspot management service. While we believe our firmware is the best … Continue reading

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Extend your hotspot’s range

We have released a new version of our software suitable to extend your hotspot’s coverage area through the use of repeaters. Repeaters are wireless routers, who are wirelessly connected to the main wireless router running the Chilifire firmware, and thus … Continue reading

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Whitelist, Guest Access, and improved Usability Features at Chillifire

Other than opening up vouchers we have added a number of additional features to Chillifire hotspots. For starters we enabled a ‘whitelist’ feature in the router, which allows you to declare devices which will bypass any authentication and gain unlimited … Continue reading

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Chillifire now supports DD-WRT

We are of course aware of the popularity of other router Firmware out there other than OpenWRT, on which our Firmware is built. Since this is the open source part of our solution, we do not really mind at all … Continue reading

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New firmware released and New international servers commissioned

We are ready to release our new OpenWRT Kamikaze based firmware for field trials and to support this effort, we have also commissioned two brand new web servers and authentication servers in Europe.   What does this mean for you, … Continue reading

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¡Hola! Chillifire hotspot users can now enjoy your hotspot in Spanish

The spanish language translation of Chillifire was performed by native speakers and covers the entire hotspot front end. We are looking forward to welcome more Spanish speaking hotspot owners to our community. And of course, we encourage anyone who wants … Continue reading

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Free Access Hotspots with Chillifire

Free-Access hotspots have finally arrived at Chillifire. This now delivers a much requested functionality to our service subscribers. In particular in the US hotspot access is expected as a free service in hotels, and other locations. So why have hotspots … Continue reading

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New pricing plans available

Our new pricing plans give you all the options you can wish for. They even allow for periodic access plans, so you can start your own ISP business. Add to that a new and improved hotspot login screen, the ability … Continue reading

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New MAC Address blocking function

We have added another revenue protection feature: When you receive a fraudulent purchases from a particular device (desktop, laptop or phone) you can now block that device from access to the Chillifire service. Sure, you can also get the credit … Continue reading

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