When setting up your EFTPOS you can connect in a number of ways, depending on your terminal, each of which has pros and cons. We’ve detailed this below to keep you in the know.
Broadband or Fibre
(Direct ethernet connection)
A broadband/fibre connection via direct ethernet connection is a physical, wired connection between your modem and your EFTPOS terminal.
(Broadband or fibre)
WiFi is a wireless connection generated from your modem.
You can connect via mobile data by enabling the SIM card in your terminal and connecting to the mobile network directly from your EFTPOS terminal.
Hotspotting (From a mobile or tablet)
Hotspotting is when you use the existing internet connection your mobile or tablet has and connect your EFTPOS terminal via that connection.
Connecting your EFTPOS
To connect your EFTPOS follow the instructions included in the pack you received with the terminal. Alternatively, you can download the instructions here; just select ‘Getting Started’ under the terminal you use.
More on our mobile terminals
Our S920 terminal can connect via WiFi and mobile data. The terminal comes complete with a SIM card installed, so if you would like to use the mobile data connection, please contact us and we’ll activate it for you. Your contract may include this.
Connecting via mobile data
We currently support two mobile data capable terminals; the S920 (3G SIM card) and the S90 (2G SIM card). If you have issues connecting via mobile data, let us know and we can swap terminals to see if the other SIM card type is better suited to your location. This can usually be done at no additional cost.