XCom Global Named Mobile Data Specialist for Solar Impulse

Wireless service provider to provide Internet connectivity to Solar Impulse team as they make the First Round-The-World Solar Flight.

San Diego, CA, February 23, 2015 --(PR.com)-- XCom Global, Inc., a leading provider of low cost wireless Internet access rental services for international travelers, announced today that it has been named the Mobile Data Specialist for Solar Impulse, the only airplane of perpetual endurance that is powered solely by the sun. As a specialized partner, XCom Global will be responsible for keeping the flight team connected as they make the First Round-The-World Solar Flight.

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, Solar Impulse founders and pilots, will attempt to fly around the world with no fuel. “While planning out logistics for this expedition, it was essential to have Internet connectivity as we made our way across the globe,” said André Borschberg, Co-founder and CEO of Solar Impulse. Bertrand Piccard, Initiator and Chairman added: “The XCom Global mobile hotspot will provide affordable, reliable and convenient data access no matter where we land in the world. We are pleased XCom Global has partnered with us as we use this historical flight to demonstrate how pioneering spirit, innovation and clean technologies can change the world.”

“We admire and are happy to support this innovative team as they make flight history,” said Joe Fennell, Chief Operating Officer (COO), XCom Global, Inc. “An undertaking of this kind takes an incredible amount of planning, organization, coordination, and communication – and Internet access is critical in the process. This team needs 24/7 connectivity the minute they touch down – and that’s where we come in. No one does it better than us.”

You can follow Solar Impulse on their adventure and learn more about their mission on their website: http://www.solarimpulse.com/en/

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. 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, including support for WPA2 and VPN pass-through. Customer service is available 24 hours a day.

About XCom Global, Inc.
Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., XCom Global, Inc. is a leader in providing secure, low-cost, high-speed wireless Internet access to business and leisure travelers. The company offers Wi-Fi device rentals with broad worldwide coverage at rates substantially below standard international roaming charges. XCom Global is a U.S. subsidiary of an established Japanese company that has been in the forefront of providing travelers with innovative wireless communications services since 1995. For more information, please visit www.xcomglobal.com, call 877-520-8242 or contact us at info@xcomglobal.com. In addition, get updates and travel tips by connecting with us on Facebook and Twitter.
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