Trustive, the leading provider of premium WiFi hotspots in Europe, today announced that it has signed a partnership with Azur Helicoptere, the leading French helicopter airline on the Riviera. The partnership will allow Azur Helicoptere to provide its customers with WiFi access at premium locations across the French Riviera.
Visitors to the upcoming Cannes Film Festival and Monaco Formula One Grand Prix will be the first to be able to take advantage of Azur Helicoptere’s ‘Riviera WiFi Pass’, allowing them to easily roam across more than 130 Trustive hotspots from Monaco to St Tropez. The hotspots are located at premium locations including airports, the Film Festival centre, cafes, restaurants and hotels in the region.
Trustive currently covers more than 30,000 WiFi hotspots worldwide across 70 different networks, including most European airports and many other prime locations. Trustive offers both monthly subscription and pre-paid services and is meeting user demand to provide seamless access to a global network of hotspots.
Christian VanGhelder, managing director of Trustive, said: “With the upcoming Cannes Film Festival and Monaco Grand Prix, there is going to be a huge influx of visitors requiring mobile internet access. Our ‘Riviera WiFi Pass’ will alleviate the hassle of getting online and provide customers with seamless access to a number of premium hotspots during their stay.”
Michel de Rohozinski, president of Azur Helicoptere, said: “Offering WiFi access enables us to provide an added value service to our customers. Many of our customers require internet access during their visits, so by partnering with Trustive we can now offer them both a great flying and WiFi experience.”
Trustive is Europe’s leading wireless hotspot access provider and one of the fastest growing in the world. Through roaming agreements, Trustive is meeting the end-user demand for access to a global network of hotspots by offering a unified service through an easy-to-use user interface, providing the end-user with one single login and invoice. Trustive is targeting both the retail and wholesale markets. Among Trustive wholesale customers are The Telefónica Group, SFR, Vodafone Italia, Vodafone Netherlands and Swisscom.
Trustive covers most major European airports and many other prime locations and includes over 30,000 hotspots across 70 different network providers.
In addition to its WiFi activities, Trustive is working with WiMAX operators to provide seamless roaming between WiMAX networks as well as to Trustive’s global WiFi network.
Created in 2003, Trustive is a privately-held company with headquarters in London and R&D offices in Sophia Antipolis, France.
About Azure Helicoptere
Created in 2001, Azur Hélicoptère is the leading French helicopter company on the Riviera providing the following services:
Transport to all destinations in France / Europe, including: Cannes, Nice, Monaco, Saint-Tropez, Marseille, Lyon, Geneva and all ski resorts. Gastronomic transport. Landing on golf courses. Aerial work (photo, video, location of sites, helicopter winching, etc) Training (private, commercial, instructor, safety).
Official Partner of Nice -Cannes Transport: Tourist office of Cannes, SEMEC, Palais des Festivals. Azur Helicoptere assures the exclusivity of transport during the REED MIDEM Exposition (MipTV, Mipcom, Midem, Mipim, Mapic), Variety-Festival du film, NRJ Music Awards, Cote Magazine, Riviera Magazine, Blancpain. Azur Helicoptere is a privately-held company with headquarters based at the Airport of Cannes Mandelieu.