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25 February 2017
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GlobalReach Enables the Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) Live Experience with Global Operators at Mobile World Congress 2017!

London, 21 February 2017 - We’re delighted to announce today that our Hotspot 2.0 online-sign-up server (OSU) technology will be used by The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), GSMA and Fira – together with a large number of mobile operators and technology partners – to deliver the best in-class Wi-Fi user experience at Mobile World Congress 2017.

Customers of the global carriers taking part in Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) Live Experience will be able to automatically and securely roam onto the MWC public Wi-Fi network using Passpoint/Hotspot 2.0.

GlobalReach Technology has been a leader in Hotspot 2.0 authentication and provisioning since 2012. We have been deeply involved in next generation trials of Hotspot 2.0 and the first large-scale deployments.

“Visit for the latest list of participating operators and to set up your devices with the GlobalReach OSU before you travel to Barcelona.

GlobalReach CEO, Mark Williamson and CTO, Dr Chris Spencer are attending MWC 2017 to demonstrate the live Hotspot 2.0 service, and to answer questions about how it can improve mobile and Wi-Fi services.

Service providers can arrange a time to meet here.


About GlobalReach Technology:

GlobalReach Technology is the Wi-Fi AAA and captive portal platform purpose-built for the world’s largest service providers, who use it to manage multiple, complex wireless services for their business customers.

Its software and cloud-based platform powers some of the world’s most complex Wi-Fi services, delivering billions of authentications a year. These include San Francisco, San Jose, New York, London, Sydney, Mexico and throughout Europe.

Media contact:

Kate Cleevely
T. +44 (0) 7754 920043