iPass Increases Mobile Network Footprint with 2,400 More Wi-Fi Hotspots in France with Trustive
New Wi-Fi hotspots add hotels, restaurants and cafés—including Starbucks Wi-Fi— throughout Paris
London — April 13, 2011 — iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), a leading provider of enterprise mobility services, today announced that it has grown the iPass Mobile Network in France thanks to a new partnership with Trustive, a leading European Wi-Fi access provider. The expansion of the iPass Mobile Network provides increased Internet hotspots throughout Paris and other French cities including over 1,000 hospitality venues alone.
“Wi-Fi is cheaper, faster and easier than 3G and demand is increasing exponentially thanks to the growing popularity of an ever increasing range of Wi-Fi enabled devices,” said Christian Vanghelder, managing director of Trustive. “We’re delighted to partner with iPass and look forward to welcoming iPass customers onto our network of premium Wi-Fi hotspots across France.”
“iPass continues to expand the iPass Mobile Network throughout Europe offering increased availability in major business hubs,” said Marcio Avillez, vice president of Network Services at iPass. “Both Trustive and its Wi-Fi partner SpotCoffee bring reliable Wi-Fi at hotels, restaurants and cafés allowing iPass users instant connectivity to their critical business applications.”
With the iPass Open Mobile platform, a cloud-based services delivery system, enterprises can enable their mobile workers to seamlessly connect to the iPass Mobile Network—the world’s largest Wi-Fi network—while ensuring they have complete visibility and control of network usage, security and costs.
For a complete list of iPass Wi-Fi hotspots throughout France and around the world visit the iPass Hotspot Finder.
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 www.iPass.com or on Smarter Connections, the iPass blog.