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July 18, 2016 03:01 ET

Teleena Utilizes iPass Developer Program to Deliver Global Wi-Fi Services

MVNOs, Telcos, Enterprises and Loyalty Partners Will Be Able to Access the World's Largest Wi-Fi Network Through Teleena

NIEUWEGEIN, THE NETHERLANDS and REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2016) - Teleena, a global enabler of IoT- and MVNO-solutions has today announced a partnership with iPass Inc (NASDAQ: IPAS), a leading provider of global mobile connectivity, to deliver Global Wi-Fi to MVNOs, Telcos, Enterprises and Loyalty partners. Utilizing the iPass SmartConnect Software Development Kit (SDK) and API suite, Teleena will deliver fully-tailored and white-labelled global Wi-Fi to its partners.

Teleena will offer customers access to the full iPass Wi-Fi network of more than 53 million hotspots in more than 120 countries. Through the iPass SmartConnect SDK and APIs, Teleena will have access to iPass' core technologies to activate, authenticate, intelligently connect, and create custom interfaces for presenting and selecting Wi-Fi networks. Ultimately, the partnership between iPass and Teleena creates new business development opportunities for both parties targeting MVNO's, ISP's, loyalty programs, enterprises and even integrated mobile technology partnerships.

Teleena's CEO Timo Smit has high expectations of this partnership, commenting: "Access technologies like 3G/4G and Wi-Fi are converging and clearly complement each other from a provider and user perspective. Partnering with iPass, a leader in global Wi-Fi roaming, is fully in line with Teleena's strategy and vision of offering best-of-breed connectivity services in the most diverse scenarios. With this service, we now also allow our customers access to SIM-less devices such as Wi-Fi-only tablets and laptops, for example."

Mato Petrusic, vice president EMEA & APAC at iPass, commented: "Our partnership with Teleena is another example of how our SDK is empowering companies to create and offer Wi-Fi services to their customers. Teleena has been delivering innovative services to MVNOs and Telcos for many years, so we are excited by the joint opportunities working together presents."

About Teleena

Teleena is a global IoT and MVNO-enabler headquartered in the Netherlands, with regional offices in United Kingdom and Dubai. Teleena has been enabling companies with IoT and Mobility ambitions since 2007 with a broad portfolio of products and services and currently operates more than 1 million devices worldwide.

Our value proposition: We take the complexity out of connecting everything and everybody.

We work agile and deliver fast (short lead times). We span the entire IoT/Mobile spectrum from core network (SIMs, GGSN/PGW, OCS/PCRF, HLR/HSS) to business support tools (Management Portal and APIs) in a highly scalable way. Our real-time solution allows our customers to cost-effectively interact with every end-user or device and monetize IoT and mobility for consumer or business.

Teleena's international global roaming agreements provide access to 400 networks in 200 countries through a variety of telecommunication technologies and providers as well 53 million global WiFi hotspots.

About iPass

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 53 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.

iPass® is a registered trademark of iPass Inc. Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance.