Nieuwegein & Redwood Shores, California – July 18, 2016
MVNOs, Telcos, Enterprises and Loyalty Partners Will Be Able to Access The World’s Largest Wi-Fi Network through Teleena
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 SmartConnectTM Software Development Kit (SDK) and API suite, Teleena will deliver fully-tailored and white-labeled 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.”
Teleena is a global IoT and MVNO enabler, headquartered in the Netherlands, with regional offices in Serbia and Singapore. Since its foundation in 2007, Teleena has been enabling companies with IoT and Mobile ambitions with a broad portfolio of products and services.
Teleena aims to allow its customers to seamlessly connect with all mobile operators worldwide and help them to realize all their mobile connectivity and IoT ambitions. Either to unleash new business, to grow revenue or to reduce costs.
Teleena service portfolio spans the entire IoT/Mobile spectrum from the core network (SIMs, GGSN/PGW, OCS/PCRF, HLR/HSS) to business support tools (Management Portal and APIs) in a highly scalable way. Teleena’s roaming agreements provide 2G/3G/4G mobile access to 660 networks in more than 190 countries, as well 57 million global WiFi hotspots, LoRa and Sigfox network connectivity.
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.
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