iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) said it has released the iPass Wi-Fi Cost Index, which outlines the impact of unchecked mobile data roaming costs for North American and European business travelers.
The yearly report details the actual total costs of connectivity for a typical international business traveler, providing valuable information for organizations seeking to reduce mobility expenses while maintaining employee productivity.
Among the key findings from the report:
Unlimited cellular plans are all but over, with data caps going into effect when customers upgrade or change plans or carriers.
While free Wi-Fi is readily available around the globe, a session usually isn´t free where business travelers need it most, particularly in hotels and airports. Many business travelers often resort to using cellular data roaming or Wi-Fi session passes to avoid slow or unreliable connections, or because of privacy and security concerns.
iPass helps enterprises and telecom service providers ensure their employees and subscribers stay well connected. Founded in 1996, iPass delivers the world´s largest commercial-grade Wi-Fi network and trusted connectivity platform. For more information, visit: http://www.ipass.com.