Asylum Telecom and Amperion Announce Strategic Relationship

15 Nov 2005

Amperion, Inc., the developers of PowerWiFi™ - WiFi on Broadband over Power Line (BPL) technology, and Asylum Telecom LLC , a global provider of “turnkey” distributed IP communication solutions, today formally announced plans of cooperation in development, operations, and sales initiatives resulting in bundled broadband and IP communications solutions targeted at service providers globally.

Asylum and Amperion have signed a memorandum of understanding that outlines plans for cooperation on a variety of areas combining Amperion's expertise in providing BPL with Asylum's expertise in IP communications. Currently working on multiple projects across emerging markets including Africa and Europe, Asylum and Amperion will offer service providers and end users a complete solutions portfolio.

“Our strategic relationship is reflected in our common visions of providing communication solutions simply, anytime, anywhere,” said Paul Cheng, CEO and Founder of Asylum. “Asylum is excited to be partnering with Amperion to not only offer customers innovative solutions, but to be active leaders in defining the rapid Internet evolution. The combination of Asylum's suite of Touchsm solutions with Amperion's leading-edge BPL technology will allow service providers to offer a full range of broadband Internet services including voice mobility solutions.”

Phil Hunt, CEO of Amperion stated, “Amperion is thrilled with this partnership, as Asylum's focus on quality and service delivery complements Amperion very well. Amperion's partnership with Asylum, a first of its kind in the industry, provides a unique synergy through the bundling of mobile WiFi voice applications with access. By working together, Amperion and Asylum are demonstrating the value of partnerships enhancing people's lives.”

Filed: Nov 2005, BPL, Press, Co: Amperion, Tech: None

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