August 14, 2008

iPass Partners With IIJ to Offer Mobile Broadband Services in Japan

Internet Initiative Japan has announced an agreement with iPass, a provider of services that unify the management of enterprise mobility, through which it will allow iPass to expand its mobile broadband service offering in Japan.

Through this partnership, Internet Initiative Japan's (IIJ) mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) service will enable iPass to offer mobile broadband services over the NTT Docomo and Emobile networks supported by HSDPA technology as new network options.

Chee Loy, managing director of iPass Asia, said: "This partnership with IIJ, one of Japan's leading MVNOs, will further solidify the mobile broadband presence of iPass in the critical Japanese market. With multiple nationwide mobile broadband services and over 27,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in Asia alone, we can offer business users a unique combination of coverage, simplicity and affordability."