About the Gulfport Wireless Wi-Fi Zone (GWIZ)
What is a hotspot?
What is Wi-Fi?
Can I send and receive e-mails?
How do I connect to the GWIZ?
Can I connect to my email or company network?
Please refer to your corporate e-mail policy or your company’s help desk if you have difficulty accessing your corporate email.
Where is Gulfport Wireless Wi-Fi Service offered
How much does Gulfport Wireless Wi-Fi Service Cost?
Safety and Security
What security features protect the transmission of my personal information on the Gulfport Wireless Wi-Fi Service?
When I use Wi-Fi can someone pull information from my computer without me knowing it?
Please visit WECA (Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance) at http://www.weca.net/ for additional information on security, standards and information on Wi-Fi.
Can people read my e-mail (and watch me browse the Internet) when I use Wi-Fi?
What is WEP?
Does Gulfport Wireless Wi-Fi Service Support WEP?
Connection and Information
Which browsers am I able to use with my connection software?
What equipment do I need to connect to service?
Where can I purchase the wireless network interface cards needed to access the GWIZ?
Notebook computers with wireless-integrated Wi-Fi (802.11b) standards are also being offered by vendors such as Dell, Compaq, IBM, Toshiba, and Apple.
Almost all modern laptop computers have Wi-Fi cards built into the computer instead of using a removable NIC card.
Do I have to change my network settings?
Do I have to configure the SSID on my Wi-Fi client or software?
Instructions on how to configure your laptop or PDA may vary. Please refer to your wireless card documentation for specific instructions.