Partnership will provide unlimited access to more than 50 million Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Nov 17, 2015: iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), the world’s largest Wi-Fi network, today announced that it has extended its partnership with Deutsche Telekom AG, one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies. Through the partnership, Deutsche Telekom will now offer its business customers unlimited access to iPass’ global network of more than 20 million Wi-Fi hotpots, including airports, hotels, restaurants and other public areas. The iPass global network will increase to 50 million Wi-Fi hotspots by the end of 2015.
iPass Unlimited utilizes a Software-as-a-Service delivery model, with Wi-Fi provisioned as a service from the cloud. Through a single log-in, Deutsche Telekom’s enterprise customers can obtain automatic and unlimited access to cost-effective and secure global Wi-Fi via smartphones, tablets and laptops both at home and abroad.
“Wi-Fi has become a must-have for enterprises, especially for those that have a mobile workforce,” said Hans A. Panse, vice president business at Deutsche Telekom. “With iPass’ strategy of unlimited, everywhere, and invisible access, they are the ideal partner to help us meet our customers’ insatiable appetite for Wi-Fi wherever they are in the world. People don’t want to register with different networks or enter logins and passwords every time they connect to a different Wi-Fi network. They want a simple, hassle-free experience, which is exactly what we can offer with iPass.”
“We’re very excited about partnering with Deutsche Telekom to connect its customers globally. As one of the biggest telecommunications companies on the planet, with customers in more than 50 countries, Deutsche Telekom gives our Unlimited offering immense global reach,” said Patricia Hume, chief commercial officer, iPass. “Wi-Fi has become the connectivity option of choice for the vast majority of mobile workers. iPass Unlimited removes the need to worry about time or data constraints, allowing customers to enjoy unlimited usage across multiple devices without the meter running.”
About iPass Inc.
iPass delivers global, mobile connectivity as a hosted cloud service, connecting its customers with the people and information that matter the most on all of the devices they choose to carry: smartphones, tablets and laptops. iPass (NASDAQ: IPAS) is the world’s largest Wi-Fi network. By the end of 2015, iPass will have 50 million hotspots in airports, hotels, airplanes and public areas in more than 120 countries across the globe. In the rapidly changing technology of Internet connectivity, iPass is the industry pioneer in ensuring businesses have unlimited access to unlimited content.
iPass® is a registered trademark of iPass Inc. Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance. All other trademarks are owned by their respective owners.
About Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies with around 151 million mobile customers, 30 million fixed-network lines and more than 17 million broadband lines (as of December 31, 2014). The Group provides fixed network, mobile communications, Internet and IPTV products and services for consumers and ICT solutions for business customers and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in more than 50 countries and has approximately 228,000 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenues of EUR 62.7 billion in the 2014 financial year – more than 60 percent of it outside Germany.
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