IPass Expands Network Footprint by Nearly 50% to 2.2 Million Hotspots
Published on: 12th Feb 2014
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Wi Fi roaming provider iPass says that it has grown its global Wi Fi network by nearly 50% in Q4 2013 from 1 490 000 to 2 190 000 hotspots which it claims is more than twice the size of the nearest competitor.
The iPass Mobile Network currently covers 130 countries and territories as well as millions of other community hotspots across the world.
"In order to keep pace with an increasing demand for connectivity, we have grown our network from approximately 100,000 hotspots in 2008 to 2.2 million today. We have also grown our footprint in the US nearly 250% since last quarter, recognizing that the USA is one of the top countries for global inbound travel." said iPass' Marcio Avillez, VP of network services.
iPass provides Wi-Fi coverage to 95% of the world's top 100 airports (as measured by passenger volume). In addition, iPass subscribers can access in-flight Wi-Fi services on many global airline carriers.
Over 150 Wi-Fi network operators are connected to the iPass global network.