iPass teams up with IIJ to offer mobile broadband in Japan

13 Aug 2008

Japanese internet access and network solution provider Internet Initiative Japan (IIJ) has signed a partnership agreement with global enterprise mobility developer iPass, for the provision of 3G mobile broadband services to iPass customers in Japan. Under the agreement iPass will be able to expand its mobile broadband offering by adding NTT DoCoMo and eMobile’s 3G/3.5G network coverage through IIJ’s MVNO service. iPass currently has a global customer base of more than 3,500 enterprises, of which over 400 are Forbes Global 2000 rated. ‘This partnership with IIJ, one of Japan’s leading MVNOs, will further solidify the mobile broadband presence of iPass in the critical Japanese market,’ said Chee Leng Loy, managing director of iPass Asia.