La Fonera

The name of the 54 Mbps wireless router used by FON. It plugs into your broadband Internet connection, and turns it into a public wireless access point (AP), which can then be accessed by members of the FON Wi-Fi community if in that area. For this reason, FON calls the La Fonera a social router and members can personalize the page that other members see when they log on to your FON Access Point. The La Fonera router offers two secured Wi-Fi signals. One encrypted Wi-Fi signal that is only for your own private use and a second one that requires authentication and is for all other registered Foneros.

Webopedia Staff
Since 1995, more than 100 tech experts and researchers have kept Webopedia’s definitions, articles, and study guides up to date. For more information on current editorial staff, please visit our About page.

Top Articles

The Complete List of 1500+ Common Text Abbreviations & Acronyms

From A3 to ZZZ we list 1,559 SMS, online chat, and text abbreviations to help you translate and understand today's texting lingo. Includes Top...

List of Windows Operating System Versions & History [In Order]

The Windows operating system (Windows OS) refers to a family of operating systems developed by Microsoft Corporation. We look at the history of Windows...

How to Create a Website Shortcut on Your Desktop

Website Shortcut on Your Desktop reviewed by Web Webster   This Webopedia guide will show you how to create a website shortcut on your desktop using...

Generations of Computers (1st to 5th)

Reviewed by Web Webster Learn about each of the 5 generations of computers and major technology developments that have led to the computing devices that...

Snail Mail

Snail mail, also called direct mail, is a slang term for...

CC vs BCC: What...

CC and BCC are two options to add third-party recipients to...

Eventbrite

  Eventbrite is an online event posting, event management, and ticketing website. Eventbrite can...