iPass launches WiFi connection services for iPhone, iPod Touch users

iPass introduced its iPassConnect offering for Apple iPhone and iPod Touch users, saying the service is ideal for business travelers who want guaranteed access to WiFi hotspots and are looking to avoid costly 3G roaming charges overseas. The company said the offering gives users access to 100,000 hotspots around the world.

Offering WiFi service through agreements it has with major hot spot providers around the world, iPassConnect allows customers to access thousands of locations via one log in.

The service is available for both generations of the iPhone and Touch operating on the 2.1 version or higher of Apple's operating system. It is available at the Apple App store or via the iPass Web site. Plans for the service begin at $7 per month with a one-year contract.

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