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The AllSeen Alliance

February 11, 2015 08:00 ET

iiNet Joins the AllSeen Alliance

Largest Open Source Effort to Advance the Internet of Everything Surpasses 120 Members

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 11, 2015) - The AllSeen Alliance, a cross-industry collaboration to advance the Internet of Everything through an open source software project, today announced iiNet as one of its newest members. This addition expands the Alliance's expertise in telecommunications with access to one of the largest broadband networks in the world. 

iiNet is Australia's second largest DSL Internet Service Provider and a leading challenger in the telecommunications market. The company maintains its own broadband network and supports more than 1.8 million services nationwide. Founded in 1993, iiNet's headquarters are located in Perth, Western Australia, with presence in all major states throughout Australia. 

"As one of Australia's largest operators, iiNet is a welcome addition to the AllSeen Alliance," said Philip DesAutels, senior director, IoT, AllSeen Alliance. "We're excited to expand the Alliance's expertise in telecommunications, especially as it relates to growing business demands."

"Joining the AllSeen Alliance gives us the ability to collaborate with like-minded companies as we charge towards a world that's characterized by connected technologies," said Brett Hutchison, iiNet's GM Corporate Strategy. "As the first Australian Internet Service Provider to join the Alliance, we're looking forward to making a positive contribution and playing our part in determining the path that the wider convergence agenda takes."

Also announced today, the AllSeen Alliance adds Dawon, Golgi, Helium, Honeywell, Lumen Cache, Playtabase, Shenzhen H&T Home Online Network Technology Co and wot.io.

About The AllSeen Alliance
The AllSeen Alliance is a nonprofit open source consortium dedicated to driving the widespread adoption of products, systems and services that support the Internet of Everything with an open, universal development framework that is supported by a vibrant ecosystem and thriving technical community. The Alliance manages and advances an industry-supported collaborative open source software connectivity and services framework based on AllJoyn technology accepting contributions from premier members, community members and the open source community. This secure and programmable software connectivity and services framework enables companies and individuals to create interoperable products that can discover, connect and interact directly with other nearby devices, systems and services regardless of transport layer, device type, platform, operating system or brand. For more information, please visit: http://www.allseenalliance.org.

The AllSeen Alliance is a Collaborative Project at The Linux Foundation. Linux Foundation Collaborative Projects are independently funded software projects that harness the power of collaborative development to fuel innovation across industries and ecosystems. www.linuxfoundation.org.

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