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New routers supported

We now support Ralink rt288x and rt305x chipset based routers that are supported by OpenWrt. We have added a few examples to our download pages already, namely D-Link models like various D-Link DI615 versions. We have also put a firmware … Continue reading

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Your own Hotspot Look and Feel: Create a Custom Splash Page

We have recently received a lot of interest in how to link your own custom splash page. Note: The splash page is the page a user who is not logged in to the hotspot gets redirected to. In particular those … Continue reading

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Chillifire supports Open-Mesh/CloudTrax

We have now established integration between Chillifire and the Open-Mesh/CloudTrax mesh network service. We can support open-mesh’s own firmware firmware-ng, and robin-mesh firmware. W ehave tested several devices, including OM2P running firmware-ng and Picostation 2 running robin-mesh. While network configuration … Continue reading

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Every router a repeater

We have done away with the old hassle of repeater firmware, as it created all kinds of challenges. The most dreaded drawback was the inability to remotely access the repeaters and to receive performance graphs for it. And of course … Continue reading

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Chillifire supports Mikrotik RouterOS

Chillifire now offers native support of RouterOS, both v5 and v6. You can now configure your Mikrotik devices or any other device running RouterOS to connect to the Chillifire service and take advantage of our superior hotspot configuration engine. All functions … Continue reading

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PayFast Integration for ZAR (South African Rand) payment gateway processing

We have integrated a new payment service provider into our offering, PayFast (www.payfast.co.za). This specialised provider currently supports ZAR currency only, but allows merchants to be located and operate all over southern Africa. Just like with PayPal, Skrill, and 2Checkout … Continue reading

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New Chillifire firmware version, AirOS based hotspot firmware, and new invoicing functions

Here is a long overdue update from our side; please accept our apologies for our long blogging silence. New since our last update is a new version for our firmware, 12.07-14 for newer devices based on Atheros, Ramips, and x86 … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! and new WISP Functions

Happy 2012 to Everyone! Thank you for your ongoing support, feedback and interest in our service in 2011. We look forward to work with you in 2012 and beyond. Today we are releasing an exciting new development, which brings our … Continue reading

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Extending Chillifire Free Community Service

We are responding to a common request we receive often to remove the current limitation of our free community service, which does not allow more than 10 users per month. As of midnight 20 September this limitation will be lifted. … Continue reading

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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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