REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 2, 2016) - iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), the leading provider of global mobile connectivity, and Gogo, the global leader in providing broadband connectivity solutions and wireless entertainment to the aviation industry, today announced an extension of their partnership, which enables iPass to offer Gogo inflight connectivity to its users. iPass is currently the only Wi-Fi service provider that offers its users access to the Gogo network. Under the terms of the partnership, iPass will continue to offer Wi-Fi access to its customers on more than 2,800 planes equipped with Gogo inflight Wi-Fi.
"We are delighted to be cementing our already strong relationship with market leader Gogo, which remains at the forefront of inflight connectivity," said Gary Griffiths, president and CEO of iPass. "Being connected in flight is a huge productivity win for our customers, and this partnership reinforces our commitment to keeping our customers productive wherever they are."
"An ever-increasing number of people rely heavily on Wi-Fi to remain connected to the office while traveling," said Ash Eldifrawi, Gogo's Chief Commercial Officer. "Our partnership with iPass is invaluable because it continues to offer an alternative way for business travelers to stay connected while in flight."
iPass (NASDAQ: IPAS) is the leading provider of global mobile connectivity, offering simple, secure, always-on Wi-Fi access on any mobile device. Built on a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, the iPass cloud-based service keeps its customers connected by providing unlimited Wi-Fi connectivity on unlimited devices. iPass is the world's largest Wi-Fi network, with more than 57 million hotspots in more than 120 countries, at airports, hotels, train stations, convention centers, outdoor venues, inflight, and more. Using patented technology, the iPass SmartConnect™ platform takes the guesswork out of Wi-Fi, automatically connecting customers to the best hotspot for their needs. Customers simply download the iPass app to experience unlimited, everywhere, and invisible Wi-Fi.
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