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What kind of NAT settings do I have?


Boingo users are assigned a Strict NAT rating by Xbox and PlayStation.

Strict NAT means that Xbox Live and PlayStation gamers cannot initiate or open connections back inside our network directly to the user.

With a STRICT NAT type, you are able to chat and play multiplayer games with people who have an OPEN NAT setting. However, a STRICT NAT player cannot play against other players who also have STRICT NAT settings, nor can they be chosen as the host of a match. Mircosoft and Sony determine our NAT settings based on the way our network is set up. We are having ongoing discussions with both companies to see if we can adjust for a multiple-user network but we haven’t reached a solution yet.
 


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