Towerstream, Skype Make Wi-Fi Connection

Towerstream and Skype have partnered together to include Towerstream's Manhattan Wi-Fi network within the Skype Wi-Fi hot spot footprint

December 15, 2011

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MIDDLETOWN, R.I. -- Towerstream Corporation (Nasdaq:TWER), a leading 4G service provider and Wi-Fi network operator, and Skype have partnered together to include Towerstream's state-of-the-art Manhattan Wi-Fi network within the Skype WiFi hotspot footprint.

Skype WiFi is a convenient, one-click way to get online at third party wireless hotspots and pay by the minute using Skype Credit. Skype customers, who currently have access to over one million hotspots around the world, are now able to access the mobile internet with the simple click of a button when roaming around the streets of Manhattan.

By using Skype WiFi on either a smartphone or computer, users can browse the internet, check email, upload photos, and download music or e-books, all at an affordable per-minute rate.

"By offering millions of Skype's customers access to Towerstream's largest and fastest Wi-Fi network in Manhattan, users now have a great alternative to today's congested networks," said Jeff Thompson, Towerstream CEO. "Wi-Fi has emerged as the leading broadband technology allowing users to truly receive the mobile experience devices are capable of today. As a worldwide technology leader, Skype understands the potential opportunity ahead for its customers and we are thrilled to begin a long and prosperous partnership together."

Towerstream Corp. (Nasdaq: TWER)

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