SOURCE: iPass Inc.

iPass Inc.

April 27, 2011 00:01 ET

iPass Mobile Network Exceeds 500,000 Wi-Fi Hotspots Globally

Leading Commercial-Grade Network Gives Mobile Workers Access Where They Travel Most

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 27, 2011) - iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), a leading provider of enterprise mobility services, today announced that the iPass Mobile Network has exceeded half a million Wi-Fi hotspots. The iPass footprint includes more than 518,000 venues in 107 countries.

The iPass Mobile Network includes:

  • Broadband coverage in 97 of the top 100 airports and a total of 696 airports worldwide

  • Over 47,000 hotels and convention centers

  • Over 400,000 retail and small business hub locations

  • Premium Inflight Wi-Fi access on more than 3,800 US flights per day

  • More than 21,000 iPass-validated free Wi-Fi hotspots in the US, Asia and Europe as part of the iPass OpenAccess service

"What differentiates the iPass Mobile Network is the depth and breadth of access to commercial-grade hotspots at locations where customers are using wireless networks frequently -- at airports, hotels, cafés and retailers worldwide. Coupled with the unique authentication capabilities of iPass Open Mobile, users have the ability to connect quickly and securely to Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide," said Marcio Avillez, vice president of Network Services at iPass. "The iPass Mobile Network also offers telecom operators an opportunity to expand their network capacity with 3G offload capabilities, both for domestic offload and international roaming, offering subscribers much broader global access and an improved user experience."

The iPass Mobile Network gives mobile employees a one-click, seamless connection experience to its leading commercial-grade Wi-Fi network quickly and with one simple account from any provisioned Wi-Fi device.

A complete list of Wi-Fi venues is available on the iPass Hotspot Finder.

About iPass Inc.
Founded in 1996, iPass (NASDAQ: IPAS) manages mobile connectivity for large enterprises and global carriers through mobility and cloud services. With thousands of enterprise customers, iPass is a leading provider of enterprise mobility services which simply, smartly and openly facilitate access from any device on any network, while providing IT with the visibility and control necessary to support the demands of the enterprise workforce. iPass also provides in-country and international Wi-Fi off-load and roaming services robust enough to support both the business and mass market requirements of telecom carriers. Additional information is available at www.iPass.com or on Smarter Connections, the iPass blog.

iPass® is a registered trademark and Open Mobile is a trademark of iPass Inc. Other company names and product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

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