(PRWEB) May 13, 2005
The first of this group of truck stop Wi-Fi installations was completed May 1st in Doswell, VA. The location will now be able to offer wireless Internet access to all of the truckers using their facility as well as guests staying at the Econo Lodge, also located on their property. An Internet terminal will be located in the convenience store to provide Internet access to guests that do not have a laptop. Quick links on the Internet terminal will provide customers with easy access to local attractions, weather, maps and road reports.
PayKiosks has traditionally focused on the hotel and resort markets but considers the truck stop locations to be as good, if not better, than hotels. "You can't dispute the appeal of these locations," said PayKiosks Internet Terminals President, Scott McInnes. "Truck drivers are some of the most connected business people around. The Internet and email are a part of their daily business and personal lives. We're very excited by what this opportunity offers for the customers of the All Americans, our terminal operators and our company."
PayKiosks Internet Terminals is rapidly building their wireless footprint through an innovative distributorship program in which a local operator will place a Wi-Fi enabled Internet terminal in a location at no charge to the establishment. While PayKiosks does not overlook locations such as airports or hospitals, their focus is clearly on hotel and truck stop locations. "Some of our competitors will try to convince their operators that they can make a better return in a mall or caf " said McInnes. "Those types of locations are hit and miss. Our experience has taught us that these are not the locations where our distributors will realize the most rapid ROI." PayKiosks experience and expertise in large installations allows them to offer their Internet terminal and Wi-Fi investors the choice of simply covering the lobby area with a wireless signal or cost effectively extending that signal through an entire hotel property or, in the case of truck stops, across even the largest lot. As the size of area of wireless increases, so to does the potential for a greater financial return.
PayKiosks through the Wi-Fi Provider Alliance is able to offer their customers access to tens of thousands of wireless users from companies such as GRIC, PCCW, MCI, Sprint, iPass, FatPort, Airpath and BT Openzone.
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