REDWOOD SHORES, CALIFORNIA, August 30, 2018 — iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), a leading provider of global mobile connectivity and location technology, today announced that it has been chosen by a major multinational airline headquartered in Latin America to provide door-to-door connectivity for their pilots. The partnership will keep the airline’s pilots automatically connected to the best data network available, ensuring productivity and security while providing the pilots with a valued employee benefit.
Using iPass SmartConnect, the airline’s pilots will be able to seamlessly and securely connect to millions of iPass Wi-Fi hotspots, automatically transitioning back to cellular when Wi-Fi is not available. In turn, the company will be able to manage how its devices connect, providing automatic connections across all of iPass terrestrial and inflight networks, while optimizing for performance and cost.
“Whether on the ground or in the air, enterprises need the convenience and security of essentially ubiquitous connectivity,” said Patricia Hume, COO at iPass. “iPass SmartConnect will give pilots easy and automatic access to the data that matters wherever they travel, while giving the business the assurance of secure, reliable and cost effective connectivity for some of its most important employees.”
About iPass Inc.
iPass has been a pioneer in connectivity technology for 20 years. The company’s SmartConnect technology enables wireless users to automatically transition between Wi-Fi and cellular so they can stay connected to work – and life – on the go. This technology also lets businesses gather rich insights based on customer location. By incorporating both Wi-Fi and GPS signals, iPass delivers the industry’s most accurate location data, so that businesses can better understand their customers and create more value.
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