Mobile Hotspots – Benefits for business travellers

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Mobile hotspots, also known as portable hotspots, are the portable devices or features on smartphones that can be used for providing wireless internet access to many devices such as laptops, smartphones, tablets, and so on.
Similar to USB modems, these devices make use of mobile broadband services like 3G or 4G and to check the speed of these broadband services you make use of a broadband speed test. However, unlike USB modems they can be used for connecting more than one device simultaneously.

Nowadays, these hotspots are becoming popular because they can be found everywhere, even in public places like coffee shops, bookstores and airports. The most efficient features of these hotspots are that they can be connected by using the local wireless network.

These are the small pocket sized devices that use wireless data services with the help of the in-built router that has the capability to transmit data at higher speeds. They can be used anywhere in the network of your internet service provider and you can connect more than 5 devices simultaneously.

These days, usually every Smartphone coming onto the market have in-built mobile hotspot functionality, all you have to do is run the hotspot app and connect your wireless device to your internet network by using your smartphone.

Usually, almost every businessman who travels needs instant internet access for sharing vital information to their clients, partners or co-workers. Using the places that provide wireless internet access can be expensive and slow in terms of data transfer. In these times having your own mobile hotspot can be beneficial to provide cheap and fast internet access.

Some of the basic benefits to business travellers of mobile hotspot are:

Easy to access

Mobile hotspot can be used to provide connectivity to a number of devices and greater functionality to the users by using the one device which means that you can use your Smartphone with the mobile hotspot as a wireless modem or router to provide internet service to many other devices.

Fast sending and retrieving of information

By using mobile hotspots you can send and receive information with a higher bandwidth than any dial-up connection, this is the reason it is suitable for receiving large amount of data and information no matter what your location. Because of higher bandwidth business traveller can quickly download business presentations.


These devices are very useful for businessmen who travel frequently and who need to stay in constant touch with their partners or co-workers. As these devices are small and portable, you can easily travel by carrying them.

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Mobile Hotspots – Benefits for business travellers was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: April 14th, 2016
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