SOURCE: WeFi

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June 12, 2014 15:21 ET

wefi Selected by FierceWireless as a 2014 "Fierce 15" Wireless Company

wefi Helps Carriers Select the Best Network for Subscribers, Whether It's Wi-Fi or Cellular

FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 12, 2014) - wefi, the market leader in mobile experience and network analytics, today announced that it has been named 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 wefi to be one of the most "fierce" startups in the wireless industry in 2014, and that the company has strong potential to grow in the years ahead.

FierceWireless, an internationally recognized daily email newsletter reaching more than 80,000 senior wireless industry executives, provides executives in over 100 countries with a quick, authoritative briefing on the day's top wireless stories, including new trends and technologies.

"wefi uses real-time analytics to determine when it's best for a device to be on Wi-Fi or cellular service, taking into account factors such as user's location and device, the apps they are using, the network quality and the throughput that can be achieved through nearby Wi-Fi networks," said Phil Goldstein, Editor of FierceWireless. "The company's technology lets carriers seamlessly move customers to whatever networks are available to deliver the best results at that exact point in time. As Wi-Fi technology evolves this will become more important than ever."

The combination of wefi's UXT and WeANDSF technologies help MNOs and MSOs ensure their subscribers are always connected to the best base station or access point, and that additional infrastructure is only deployed precisely where needed to cover gaps in a coverage area or to enhance available capacity. This helps contain capital and operational costs in addition to providing the best end user experience possible. Major MNOs and MSOs such as Time Warner Cable rely on wefi technology as a key component of their Wi-Fi efforts.

"We're honored to be selected as a Fierce15 company by FierceWireless -- the longtime standard for news and analysis in the wireless space," said Zur Feldman, CEO of wefi. "This award further recognizes the value of wefi's technology in providing carriers with unparalleled network insights in order to make better-informed decisions and deliver the best network experience."

The FierceWireless "Fierce 15" celebrates the spirit of being "fierce," championing innovation and creativity, even in the face of intense competition. The complete list of winning companies is available on the FierceWireless Web site at http://www.fiercewireless.com.

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About wefi
Through its Wi-Fi network management solution and comprehensive hotspot database -- the industry's largest with nearly 200 million hotspots -- wefi extends investment in infrastructure Wi-Fi networks and assures that wireless carriers, cable operators and streaming media content producers can deliver subscribers the best mobility experience in a data dependent world. wefi's patented and patent-pending technology provides customers unparalleled visibility into the use of Wi-Fi connectivity, both on and off their own networks, allowing operators to better plan networks, predict usage and deliver the best network connection based on custom connection policies. For more information visit http://www.wefi.com.

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