iPass, the leading provider of global mobile connectivity, and global ride-hailing company Uber announced a partnership to provide international Uber riders with free Wi-Fi in Rio de Janeiro. As part of the partnership, iPass will provide Uber riders with access to more than 1160 iPass commercial hotspots in Rio de Janeiro. Starting immediately, the promotion will run until August 21.
iPass is the world's largest Wi-Fi network, with more than 53 million hotspots in more than 120 countries, at airports, hotels, train stations, convention centers, outdoor venues, inflight, and more. Within the Brazilian city, iPass said that it boasts a notable footprint, with Wi-Fi coverage in elite hotels, in tourist-friendly neighborhoods, Copacabana and Ipanema, and near popular sporting venues.