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Why WiTourist

Many telephone operators reduce the navigation speed or block access to the internet if you use specific services or websites. For example, they inhibit VoiP to encourage you to use their voice services, and block video streaming and P2P services to avoid excessive traffic consumption. With...
Quite often operators indicate their Customer Care is available 24/7, but if you contact them during specific hours they reply with an automated message saying “we will contact you as soon as possible”, and you may be waiting hours for a reply. We, on the other hand, are truly at...
Coverage A fixed WiFi network is based upon a series of antennas with limited potential to distribute service over a set region. In the best case, coverage will be limited to only a specific section of a city center, like a neighborhood. Every antenna covers a specific area with a radius of a set...
In the “Web Era”, we are used to a very aggressive marketing approach. Companies often use words in a sneaky way, to make you understand one thing, but mean another... Our approach is different, and below you can read some examples. Assurance of Receiving your Device on Time Other...
When connected to the same router, a malicious user may take advantage of the WiFi network automatically generated in order to access to your personal device for illicit purposes. With WiTourist, only your family can connect to your WiFi network, through a unique password indicated on your...
Cost and Performance In the case of roaming, your home phone operator pays the Italian operator according to their specific agreement. Usually these fees range from 10 up to 500 €/Gb (for extra UE roaming). Consequently, if you use roaming “by consumption”, in the worst case...
Referral Programs Almost every other WiFi rental company has a referral program that offers money to certain people (bloggers) to write articles about their service with a link to their website. Generally, for every effective new customer that orders through this link, the company offers a...
All standard Italian data plans have traffic limits applied, and usually offer only a few GB per month. Once the set limit is surpassed, the connection is blocked or the speed is reduced to such a low level that even the most basic services will be unusable. After the speed is blocked or reduced,...
Performance No Italian data plans offer unlimited traffic at the maximum available speed! They all provide a traffic limit, and once over it, the speed is drastically reduced. Sometimes the operator limits the speed, or blocks the connection, if you use specific services services like VoiP, P2P...
Today, none of the major Italian telephone operators offer a standard data plan with a fixed monthly fee, and with truly unlimited data. As mobile internet usage is increasing, these operators offer only “pay per use” plans with a certain number of GB available per month, in order to...

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