|[October 10, 2013]
Birdstep Technology Brings Transparent and Seamless Cellular and Wi-Fi Connection Management to HP's New Android and Windows Products
OSLO, Norway --(Business Wire)--
HP's new range of notebooks, detachables and tablets for the Windows and
Android (News - Alert) operating systems will include Birdstep Technology's (OSE:BIRD)
Smart Mobile Data family of products giving support to seamless and
automatic connection to the new HP DataPass service.
The HP DataPass service simplifies consumer connectivity by including
250MB per month of mobile data for 24 months on select HP devices. "Our
customers use HP products while on the move and we believe there is a
tremendous opportunity to remove the expense and complexity of
connectivity," said Todd Achilles, Vice President of Mobile Connectivity
at HP. "We are excited to include Birdstep's innovative solution as part
of our HP DataPass service, we can bring innovation to market by making
it easy for our customers to connect to what is important to them,
regardless of the underlying network technology."
The collaboration with HP represents a major step forward for Birdstep,
giving device manufacturers such as HP, the ability to significantly
differentiate their products and services in a very tangible way,
according to Lonnie Schilling, Birdstep's CEO. "Birdstep is proud to be
delivering a global solution enabling device manufacturers to offer
enhanced connectivity services which address real customer frustration,
said Schilling. " The Smart Mobile Data solutions we are supplying to HP
will ensure Continuity of Experience for users of the HP DataPass
service. HP customers won't have to think about connectivity anymore, it
will just work!"
Birdstep Technology's (News - Alert) Smart Mobile Data solutions will be available to
HP customers in markets with HP DataPass service.
For further information please contact:
Marie-Louise Nilsson Kanon
VP Market Communications
Phone (News - Alert): +46
About Birdstep Technology
Birdstep Technology is a leading provider of Smart Mobile Data and
Secure Mobility for operators, enterprises and governmental
organizations. Drawing on extensive experience of successful customer
projects and cooperation with operators, enterprise customers and OEM
partners around the world, Birdstep delivers industry-leading solutions
for wireless connectivity and service management.
Our Smart Mobile Data services offer advanced solutions for data
offload, support automation and end user communication to network
operators. Our Secure Mobility services offer solutions providing
seamless and secure connectivity to business data for corporations and
Birdstep Technology was founded in 1996 and has been listed on the Oslo
Stock Exchange since 2002. The company is headquartered in Oslo, Norway,
with competence centers in Sweden, Finland and the United States. For
more information, visit www.birdstep.com
and follow @BirdstepTech on Twitter (News - Alert).
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact
on people, businesses, governments and society. With the broadest
technology portfolio spanning printing, personal systems, software,
services and IT infrastructure, HP delivers solutions for customers'
most complex challenges in every region of the world. More information
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