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June 12, 2015 08:30 ET

Veniam Named to FierceWireless "Fierce 15" Top Wireless Company List of 2015

Veniam's Internet of Moving Things and Connected Vehicle Deployments Lands Company One of Wireless Industry's Most Respected Recognitions

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 12, 2015) - Veniam announced today that it has been selected to the annual FierceWireless "Fierce 15" list, designating it as one of the top privately held wireless companies of the year. FierceWireless editors evaluated hundreds of organizations, and found Veniam to be one of the most "fierce" startups in the wireless industry in 2015, and a company that has strong potential to grow very rapidly in the years ahead.

FierceWireless, an internationally recognized email newsletter and online publication covering the wireless industry, evaluated numerous privately-held, U.S.-based companies on the basis of their technology, products and services; their business plans and vision; and most of all on their potential for changing the wireless industry.

"Veniam's network of connected vehicles is taking the connected car to a whole new level," said Phil Goldstein, Editor of FierceWireless. "The company's technology and deployments collect urban data and can create new opportunities in smart cities. I look forward to seeing where the company drives to next as they work on connecting moving things."

Veniam is building the Internet of Moving Things by delivering the full stack of hardware, software and cloud components that are required to build and operate wireless networks of connected vehicles and other moving things. The company offers a simple turn-key solution to turn fleets of vehicles into mobile Wi-Fi spots, enabling internet access to passengers, while collecting terabytes of valuable, high-definition data to enable a wide range of applications in connected transportation, industrial logistics and smart cities.

"Veniam is honored to be selected by FierceWireless for our breakthrough networking platform for the Internet of Moving Things," said João Barros, Founder and CEO of Veniam. "From day one, our vision has been to bring mobility to Wi-Fi, connect every vehicle and offer affordable Internet access to as many people as possible. This recognition is a true reflection of our team's dedication to making our dream of a worldwide network of moving things a reality."

The Fierce 15 companies were evaluated and selected by FierceWireless' team of editors--Sue Marek, Mike Dano, and Phil Goldstein. The complete list of winning companies is available on the FierceWireless website at http://www.fiercewireless.com.

About Veniam
Veniam is building the Internet of Moving Things. We turn vehicles into Wi-Fi hotspots and build city-scale vehicular networks that expand wireless coverage and collect terabytes of urban data. In controlled spaces such as ports and container terminals, Veniam's game-changing solutions ensure that all mobile workers and assets are securely connected, no matter where they are or at what speed they are moving. Our hardware, software and cloud components are running in the world's largest network of connected vehicles, including taxis, waste collection trucks and a entire public bus fleet in Porto, Portugal, offering free Wi-Fi to 170,000 active customers. Veniam's is a venture-backed tech company with offices in Silicon Valley and Porto, Portugal. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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