|Wireless NRG, 11/2012|
Sputnik, Inc. provides software for public wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) services in the United States. It offers software as a service that enables wireless service providers to build venue-branded, access-controlled Wi-Fi services, and manage them over the Internet. The company’s software allows to monitor the status of networks over the Internet, to remotely control wireless access points on their network, and to remotely upgrade software running on these access points. In addition, Sputnik provides Wi-Fi access point hardware and accessories, such as antennas and power supplies. Its customers include Internet service providers, wireless Internet service providers, network system integrators, and hotspot providers.
The company was incorporated in 2001 and based in San Francisco, California.