XCom Global Offers Free Internet for Nepal Earthquake Aid Workers.
XCom Global, Inc., a provider of low cost wireless Internet access rental services for international travelers, is offering free Internet access to relief workers who are heading to Nepal to aid in disaster recovery.
XCom Global will supply its World Wi-Fi hotspots at no charge for relief workers.
Relief workers who would like to request a rental device should contact XCom Global at 1-877-520-8242 or make a request via the link on the company website: https://www.xcomglobal.com/wi-fi-disaster-relief.
Rental units will be shipped to them in advance of their departure from the U.S. at no charge.
XCom Global also has expanded Long Term Evolution coverage in Asia-Pacific.
In addition to Japan and South Korea, LTE connectivity is now available in Thailand, Taiwan, China and Australia.
XCom Global’s personal mobile hotspots provide secure, reliable Internet connectivity for up to 10 Wi-Fi enabled devices, have all been pre-tested to ensure that they are compatible with the specific network requirements of the local carrier.
“LTE has been slow to fully roll out across the globe, but we are implementing coverage as quickly as the markets allow,” said Joe Fennell, Chief Operating Officer (COO), XCom Global, Inc. “We are committed to providing the fastest connectivity possible. Our LTE service provides travelers with connection speeds of up to 75Mbps. As a comparison, fast home Internet connections are around 24Mbps with an average connection speed of only 5.8 Mbps.”
XCom Global’s high-speed Internet access rental service provides international travelers unlimited data usage and the freedom to wirelessly roam abroad in over 175 countries around the world. T
Travelers arrange for their coverage before they set out on their trip so they can have an affordable data connection upon arrival.
No technical expertise or unauthorized unlocking is required to receive a private and secure Wi-Fi connection using the company’s World Wi-Fi hotspots, including support for WPA2 and VPN pass-through. Customer service is available 24 hours a day.