Deutsche Telekom AG (ADR) (OTCMKTS:DTEGY) recently announced using the Meraki Technology of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) in its new “HotSpot Plug’n’Play” Program. With the help of its new program, the former shall be able to offer high-quality Wi-Fi services to the SMBs, i.e., small and medium scale businesses in their properties.
The Cisco Technology in Deutsche Program
In order to provide Wi-Fi services to business owners, Deutsche Telekom has made use of the Meraki and Intercloud technology of Cisco. The program has been created so that it enables the SMB consumers to get Wi-Fi access points through Cisco Meraki at Deutsche. All they will have to do is connect these points to the net and switch on the power.
On getting connection to this Cisco Meraki Cloud, the Wi-Fi Internet through the hot spot shall function like a usual Deutsche Telekom one. The users will get an advantage of logging on into their browsers at free rate. With this new program enabled through Cisco technology, Deutsche Telekom has swelled its hot-spot coverage across the entire nation.
Benefit of Cisco Technology to Deutsche Telekom
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), through its Meraki technology, has as of now, deployed more than 200 thousand of such networks in 147 nations. This technology enables faster and better IT deployments, which in turn, provides an advantage to the customers. This enables on-demand scalability along with complete visibility to the businesses.
With Cisco’s technology, Deutsche Telekom developed the new “HotSpot Plug’n’Play” Program rapidly. The most important advantage that the company is deriving from this technology is getting easy admission and management of a range of access points at just a single cloud dashboard. This is allowing the company to manage and handle a huge infrastructure with easy.
Unmitigated Wi-Fi coverage is the need of the hour. Cisco Visual Networking Index has already pointed out that in the next four years, around 58% of overall mobile data traffic of Germany shall be offloaded to Wi-Fi or femtocells.
The “HotSpot Plug’n’Play” Program Pricing
The program shall be accessible at 99 Euro, excluding VAT for accessing the point. The monthly fee for this purpose in Germany shall be 39.95 Euro.