Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Pareteum extends strategic alliance with iPass to offer global Wi-Fi to telecom carrier and enterprise clients

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64 Million iPass Hotspots Enhance the Pareteum Global Cloud Platform and Add New Revenue Channel Pareteum Corporation, the rapidly growing Cloud Communications Platform company, and iPass, Inc., a leading provider of global mobile connectivity, today announced they are expanding their strategic alliance to include reselling iPass SmartConnect&trade…

64 Million iPass Hotspots Enhance the Pareteum Global Cloud Platform and Add New Revenue Channel

Pareteum Corporation, the rapidly growing Cloud Communications Platform company, and iPass, Inc., a leading provider of global mobile connectivity, today announced they are expanding their strategic alliance to include reselling iPass SmartConnect™ to Pareteum telecom carrier and enterprise customers. This extension to the partnership grants Pareteum customers the ability to gain access to the 64 million hotspots of the iPass SmartConnect™ platform, extending the Pareteum Global Mobility cloud offering as well as providing an additional integrated component to the Pareteum product portfolio. Under the terms of the agreement, Pareteum will also integrate the technology into its own Managed Service Provider (MSP) platform.

iPass SmartConnect™ currently allows simple and secure access to 64 million Wi-Fi hotspots, making it easier for users to benefit from Wi-Fi, worldwide. Pareteum considers Wi-Fi an important and complementary technology to cellular access, driving secure and cost-effective connectivity for today's digital economy.

Vic Bozzo, Chief Executive Officer of Pareteum, commented, "By integrating iPass SmartConnect™ into the Pareteum MSP Platform, we will be able to provide global Wi-Fi connectivity to our client base. An always-best-connected service drives enhanced productivity and provides customers with a great return on investment. iPass SmartConnect™ will enable us to enhance our industry-leading connectivity and data platform to our customers."

Patricia Hume, Chief Commercial Officer of iPass, stated, "We're delighted to expand our partnership with Pareteum. Its industry leading platform and extensive capabilities perfectly complement our own service offerings for enterprises and telecom carriers. Both target markets are looking to reduce their network costs, while improving customer retention and acquisition. We see global Wi-Fi as a key enabler in achieving these goals."


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