Comfone Signs Up With HarborLink Network to Extend Carrier Wi-Fi Coverage into Premium Locations in the U.S.
Wholesale Partners interconnected through the Comfone WeRoam® platform will soon get Wi-Fi access at participating Buffalo Wild Wings, BP fuel & convenience stores and other major brands across the U.S.
BERN, SWITZERLAND and DAYTON, OHIO (USA) – 18 January, 2011 - Comfone, a leading roaming service provider and wholesale aggregator of Public WLAN Roaming, and HarborLink Network, Ltd, a leading operator of public Wi-Fi hotspots in North America, today announce the signing of a partnership agreement.
This agreement significantly extends Comfone’s global coverage of public WiFi hotspots in the U.S. with the addition of HarborLink locations such as Buffalo Wild Wings and Skyline Chili restaurants, BP fuel & convenience stores, and several other major restaurant chains, retail locations, universities, municipal WiFi locations and convention centers nationwide. Comfone’s wholesale partners now get access to more than 80’000 Wi-Fi locations around the world.
John Dubois, Comfone’s Director Sales North America & Caribbean, said: "This agreement with HarborLink significantly extends Comfone’s WeRoam coverage of public WiFi hotspots in the U.S. Our partners rely on Comfone’s WeRoam solution for a cost-effective, secure and fast alternative to 3G roaming, and HarborLink locations not only meet our standards for carrier class networks, but they also offer a seamless and fast connection for our customers.”
“We’ve partnered with Comfone to not only attract new customers to HarborLink, but to enable international roaming access for global carriers and mobile operators who currently utilise the Comfone roaming platform”, said Robert Brown, HarborLink’s Global Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “I’ve had the privilege of working with the Comfone team for many years and find their services and solutions, and especially their people, the best in the industry.”
Comfone wholesale partners will be able to access the Wi-Fi network HarborLink Locations within the next few weeks, which includes participating Buffalo Wild Wings and Skyline Chili restaurants, BP fuel & convenience stores, and several other venues across the U.S. For more information regarding Comfone’s wholesale platform for Wi-Fi Roaming, please visit www.comfone.com.
About Comfone AG:
Comfone, a provider of roaming services to over 300 operators in over 130 countries worldwide, is known throughout the telecoms industry as an international mobile roaming specialist. The company’s industry know-how owes itself to over ten years of experience in the roaming sector during which it has acquired unsurpassed customer-orientated, in-house expertise. Comfone’s portfolio ranges from complete outsourcing of roaming to individual elements, such as signaling, data, convergence, clearing and WLAN services. Its pioneering hub solutions, such as WeRoam, provide mobile operators with worldwide coverage, interconnection and clearing through only one agreement with Comfone and one connection to Comfone’s central platform.
About HarborLink Network:
HarborLink Network, Ltd. is a leading provider of Internet hotspot access, integration and network management services in North America. HarborLink’s extensive Wi-Fi network is deployed in some of the most well known, heavily frequented venues in North America, providing more places than ever for customers to get online when away from their home or office. For more information about HarborLink Network, please visit www.harborlink.net.
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