TRUSTIVE TEAMS UP WITH THE CLOUD TO INCREASE WIRELESS HOTSPOT NETWORK
Agreement extends Trustive footprint to more than 20,000 hotspots worldwide
Trustive, Europe’s leading wireless hotspot access provider today announced that it has signed an in-bound roaming agreement for its retail customers with The Cloud, Europe’s leading wholesale WiFi network operator.
The agreement will allow Trustive’s retail customers to access The Cloud’s 8,500 locations across Europe, including major airports such as London Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted, as well as city zones and railway stations in the UK, Germany and Sweden. This enables Trustive to further extend its retail services in each country and opens up a wide range of business and leisure locations for its customers.
Trustive offers seamless hotspot access to people on the move, through a unified global network of hotspots. Following The Cloud agreement Trustive retail customers now have access to over 20,000 hotspots including prime locations and coverage at all major EU airports.
Gavin Dresselhuis, co-founder and managing director of Trustive, said: “We are very pleased to be working with The Cloud. This agreement significantly increases the size of our network to over 20,000 hotspots, and will provide our customers with access to some of the prime wireless hotspot locations in Europe.”
Niall Murphy, CTO of The Cloud, said: “The Cloud is focused on a vision of providing people with seamless and easy to use wireless broadband mobility so that they can get access to the online resources and experiences they depend upon. Central to this vision is ensuring users can access the network in their own chosen way and as part of a consistent network access experience. We’re pleased to have Trustive, a leading European wireless hotspot access provider, join The Cloud’s network. Now Trustive users can benefit from the high speed access available in thousands of locations and across the city zones where The Cloud provides WiFi access in the UK, Germany, the Nordics and The Netherlands”.
About Trustive (www.corporate.trustive.com)
Trustive is Europe’s leading wireless hotspot access provider and one of the fastest growing in the world. Through roaming agreements, Trustive is meeting the end-user demand for access to a global network of hotspots by offering a unified service through an easy-to-use user interface, providing the end-user with one single login and invoice. Trustive is targeting both the retail and wholesale markets. Among Trustive wholesale customers are SFR, MACH and Deutsche Telekom.
The Trustive network currently offers access to over 20,000 hotspots across 60 networks.
Created in 2003, Trustive is a privately-held company with headquarters in Amsterdam and R&D offices in Sophia Antipolis, France.
About The Cloud
The Cloud offers sophisticated national wireless LAN coverage across hotspots and city networks throughout the UK, Nordics, Germany and The Netherlands. The Cloud's infrastructure is a multi-service provider platform, which allows providers such as ISPs, mobile operators, gaming, VOIP and broadband companies to offer a fully branded wireless LAN experience to their customers. With The Cloud, site owners maximise their revenue potential by supporting all major service providers at their location and customers enjoy choice of provider and the best possible user experience. Launched in mid 2003, The Cloud actively partners with Vonage, O2, BT, Vodafone, Skype, iPass, Telenor, Nintendo and Intel, among others, to facilitate the growth of open platform wireless broadband services across Europe.
The Cloud’s investors, include 3i, Accel and the Scandinavian VC, Provider Venture Partners. The Cloud was recently nominated as a Technology Pioneer at The World Economic Forum and as a Red Herring Top 100 Company.
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Alex Crawshaw, Catalysis
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