The Government of India has guidelines for public WiFi access.

Muft Internet encourages cafes, bars, restaurants, hospitals etc. owners to provide WiFi the legal and safe way.

You can download Free Public WiFi access at Cafes – Government Guidelines/Regulations/Rules in India by clicking here

The user authentication system can also be considered as a ‘login validation system’ for those who want to access the wireless network for free Internet. A database of successfully logged in users is maintained through this system as per legal requirements.

Instead of handing out passwords on a piece of paper the Government recommended a WiFi User Authentication that generate SMS passwords delivered directly on the users phone number.

WiFi Authentication STEP 1: Capture MAC address and phone number.

 

Step 1: Enter user's mobile number

Step 1: Enter user’s mobile number

 

WiFi Authentication STEP 2: Generate Password and Deliver via SMS Gateway.

Step 2: Random Password Generation delivered via SMS on user's phone

Step 2: Random Password Generation delivered via SMS on user’s phone

WiFi Authentication STEP 3: Verify Password and allow access.

WiFi Authentication system in India (2)

Step 3: Validate user with rules of access (time, speed, downloads)

This is how it should work:

USER FLOW SYSTEM FLOW
User switches on his device WiFi and selects SSID. STARTS A NEW SESSION FOR THE USER, INITIATES USER LOGIN PROCESS
User’s device browser opens and loads login form. User enters mobile number INPUT USER ID
User ID is registered CHECK USER ID, REGISTER NEW USER IDS, GENERATE AND DISPATCH PASSWORD
User enters password that was received via SMS INPUT USER PASSWORD
User accepts terms of use USER AUTHORIZATION
User can now use Free Internet service SUCCESS PAGE

Remark: If you need more information on Muft Internet’s free-to-use WiFi User Authentication System that makes your wifi hotspot legally compliant; contact us on +91 22 699990235 or email jinesh at muftinternet.com