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GlobalPhone Announces GlobalPass Worldwide Internet Access

Company Becomes Member of iPass Solution Partner Program

For Immediate Release, January 12, 2004 ( Falls Church, Virginia) – GlobalPhone Corporation, an international provider of communications services, announced today that it has added a new product to its suite of telecommunications solutions. The company has partnered with iPass to deliver Internet access services in over 150 countries around the world.

GlobalPhone’s latest addition to its portfolio, which will be marketed under the “GlobalPass” brand name, gives its worldwide customer base access to a new communications service that compliments its other offerings. GlobalPhone has historically been known for delivering international calling card, callback, and long distance services to its worldwide customer base in over 130 countries. With GlobalPass, GlobalPhone customers also have access to an exciting new offering that provides over 20,000 dial-up, broadband, and WiFi access points all over the world.

“We are pleased to announce this business relationship with iPass,” stated Steve McCarthy, GlobalPhone President. “We think that the GlobalPass product can be an ideal solution for many of our global customers who require Internet connectivity while traveling.” Many of GlobalPhone’s existing customers are based in North America but are frequent travelers who require worldwide communications solutions.

GlobalPhone now offers a full suite of communications tools for the business and leisure traveler. From GlobalPostpaid and GlobalPrepaid calling cards, to GlobalCallback international callback services, and now GlobalPass worldwide Internet access, frequent travelers can stay connected any time, any place. For more details on all of GlobalPhone’s products and services, please visit

About GlobalPhone Corporation

GlobalPhone is a facilities-based Federal Communications Commission (FCC) licensed carrier headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, DC. Established in 1995, GlobalPhone is a privately held, debt-free corporation with a worldwide customer base of over 600,000 end users and a network of over 300 business partners in over 130 countries. GlobalPhone is dedicated to providing high quality, innovative services to the international telecommunications market. We build enduring relationships with our partners and customers by providing a creative approach to enabling technology, and by offering outstanding customer service at competitive rates. For more information, visit the company website at or call 800-705-5033 or 703-533-2122.

About iPass

iPass Inc. (Nasdaq: IPAS) is a software-enabled virtual network operator (VNO) that provides enterprise connectivity services permitting secure access to information and applications on corporate networks from over 150 countries around the world. iPass has built a global Internet network that comprises over 20,000 access points, including an iPass Global Broadband Roaming (GBR) footprint of nearly 3,000 Wi-Fi hotspots and 1,200 Ethernet enabled venues at business-oriented locations such as airports, hotels and conference centers worldwide. The award-winning iPassConnect™ service interface simplifies the user connection experience and is easily deployed across multiple computing devices and operating systems. iPass service offerings also give enhanced control over security policy and connectivity management to information technology departments at iPass users like General Motors, Dow Corning and Mellon Financial. Founded in 1996, iPass is headquartered in Redwood Shores, Calif., with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

iPass® is a registered trademark of iPass Inc.