iPass Renews Relationship With Arqiva to Offer International Travelers Access
to Extensive Airport and Hotel Wi-Fi Services
Relationship Offers iPass Subscribers the Chance to Seamlessly Roam
Onto Arqiva Networks in Airports and Hotels Around the UK
REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/08/14 -- iPass Inc.
(NASDAQ: IPAS), a leading provider of mobile services for enterprises
and telecom service providers, and Arqiva, a communications
infrastructure and media services company, today announced the
renewal of their longstanding agreement that will provide all iPass
subscribers with access to Arqiva's extensive network of wireless
hotspots in airports and hotels throughout the UK, including at
Upon arrival in the UK, iPass subscribers can seamlessly roam onto
secure and high quality Arqiva networks to help them to control data
roaming costs and avoid bill shock. There is no need for extra logins
and authentication as it all happens automatically in the background
through the iPass client.
"We have the largest commercial Wi-Fi network in the world, which
means we can offer business travelers fast, reliable and simple
connectivity options. Partnerships with providers such as Arqiva are
critical to this and that's why we are so delighted to renew our
agreement. Through our partnership, we can provide our customers with
seamless access to Arqiva's high quality, secure Wi-Fi services in UK
airports and hotels, helping keep roaming costs predictable and
transparent," said Marcio Avillez, VP of Network Services, iPass.
"WiFi access at airports, hotels and other similar premium locations
is essential for any international traveler and by partnering with
iPass we can ensure their customers have the best possible WiFi
experience when arriving into the UK and beyond," said Nicolas Ott,
Managing Director of Telecoms at Arqiva. "We are very pleased to
continue to work with iPass to provide ever greater numbers of
international business travelers with ways to control their roaming
expenses when they travel to the UK."
About iPass Inc.
iPass helps enterprises and telecom service
providers ensure their employees and subscribers stay well connected.
Founded in 1996, iPass (NASDAQ: IPAS) delivers the world's largest
commercial-grade Wi-Fi network and trusted connectivity platform.
With more than 1.4 million Wi-Fi hotspots across 130 countries and
territories, iPass gives its customers always-on, frictionless
connectivity for smartphones, tablets and laptops anywhere in the
world -- simply, securely and cost-effectively.
iPass(R) is a registered trademark of iPass Inc. Wi-Fi(R) is a
registered trademark of the WiFi Alliance. All other trademarks are
owned by their respective owners.
Arqiva, the communications infrastructure and media services company,
operates at the heart of the broadcast, satellite, mobile
communications and WiFi markets.
Some of the busiest and best loved brands in the UK trust us to
deliver seamless WiFi connectivity including Premier Inn, Travelodge,
British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Enterprise Inns and almost every
airport in the UK. We are experts in the travel, hospitality and
retail sectors, with a network spanning over 3,500 public locations
including city centres, hotels, restaurants, shopping centres,
airports, airline lounges, motorway service station and other
premium, high-footfall sites.
Media Contacts for iPass:
UK: Leila Hajaj
Tel: +44 (0)20 8392 4071
Media contacts for Arqiva:
UK: Kathryn Finch
Tel: +44 (0)330 303 6816
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