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iPass Mobile Network Surpasses 260,000 Wi-Fi Hotspots

iPass Mobile Network Surpasses 260,000 Wi-Fi Hotspots

World’s largest network grows by nearly 70 percent in four months

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., — January 20, 2011 — iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), a leading provider of enterprise mobility services, today announced that the iPass Mobile Network has grown by nearly 70 percent in four months to surpass 260,000 Wi-Fi hotspot venues, making it the world’s largest mobile network. The overall Wi-Fi and wired footprint now includes 263,000 venues in 101 countries.

iPass added networks from more than 20 partners worldwide including partners in Austria, China, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Macau, Norway, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and U.S. A complete list of Wi-Fi venues is available on the iPass Hotspot Finder 2.0.

The iPass Mobile Network includes:

  • Broadband coverage in 92 of the top 100 airports and a total of 657 airports worldwide
  • Over 40,000 hotels and convention centers
  • Over 110,000 retail locations
  • Inflight Wi-Fi access on 1,061 aircraft and 3,800 flights a day
  • More than 20,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots in the U.S., parts of Asia and Europe as part of the Open Access service

“We continue to expand the iPass Mobile Network to help our enterprise customers address their growing mobility costs,” said iPass CEO, Evan Kaplan. “Devices are cheap; it is the network costs that are expensive, especially as carriers move to cap data plans and the demand for enterprise data increases.”

The iPass Mobile Network gives mobile employees a one-click, seamless connection from their laptop, smartphone or tablet device to high-speed remote access at airports, hotels, convention centers and other locations.

About iPass Inc.

Founded in 1996, iPass (NASDAQ: IPAS) is a leading provider of enterprise mobility services with 3,500 customers, including more than 420 of the Forbes Global 2000. Additional information is available at or on Smarter Connections, the iPass blog.