SOURCE: iPass

iPass

March 22, 2016 08:00 ET

iPass Partners With Melita to Bring iPass Wi-Fi to Melita Customers

melitaWiFi Now Provides Customers With Unlimited, Free Wi-Fi While Travelling

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 22, 2016) - iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), a leading provider of global mobile connectivity, today announced a partnership with Melita, Malta's leading provider of next generation broadband, fixed and wireless connectivity services. Under the terms of the deal, Melita will give melitaWiFi Travel customers free use of the iPass network when traveling outside Malta. With 50 million hotspots in more than 120 countries, iPass is the world's largest Wi-Fi network.

melitaWIFI Travel aims to make it as easy as possible for customers to access Wi-Fi while they are travelling. The service enables customers to stay connected on their laptop, smartphone and tablet devices, without incurring the expensive roaming fees charged by other operators. Melita is the only operator on the island to offer free and unlimited Wi-Fi to mobile customers when abroad.

"We are delighted to be on this journey with Melita, helping it to provide its customers with Wi-Fi connectivity worldwide," said Patricia Hume, chief commercial officer at iPass. "Keeping connected to the things that matter most should not be difficult or come at great cost while travelling abroad. Melita's service is a great example of how operators can use Wi-Fi to differentiate their customer offering in a competitive and crowded market. As iPass' network of Wi-Fi hotspots continues to grow rapidly, Melita customers are likely to benefit further." 

For more information on melitaWIFI visit www.melita.com/WIFI.

About iPass Inc.
iPass (NASDAQ: IPAS) is a leading global provider of mobile connectivity, offering convenient, 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 has 50 million hotspots in more than 120 countries, at airports, hotels, train stations, convention centers, outdoor venues, inflight, and more. Using patented technology, iPass SmartConnect 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.

iPass® is a registered trademark of iPass Inc. Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance. All other trademarks are owned by their respective owners.