December 25, 2014 3:16 PM ET

Internet Software and Services

Company Overview of FON Wireless Ltd.

Company Overview

FON Wireless Ltd. operates a global WiFi network. The company allows members to share their home WiFi and in turn get free access at other Fon hotspots (made up of one private signal for the member, and a shared signal for other members and visitors to the network) worldwide. It enables its members to share WiFi access by using a Fon WiFi router and plugging it into broadband connections offered by the company’s partners. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in London, the United Kingdom with additional offices in Madrid, Tokyo, and New York. FON Wireless Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of FON Technology, S.L.

8 Clifford Street

London,  W1S 2LQ

United Kingdom

Founded in 2005

Phone:

44 20 8144 7967

Key Executives for FON Wireless Ltd.

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Executive Officer of FON - Japan
Head of Strategy and Projects
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

FON Wireless Ltd. Key Developments

Deutsche Telekom Reportedly To Acquire Fon

Deutsche Telekom AG is reportedly seeking to acquire a stake in Fon Wireless Ltd., people familiar with the negotiations said. Deutsche Telekom have already signed a letter of intent and the size of the stake and its valuation remain unclear, these people said.

FON Wireless Ltd. Partners with Koninklijke KPN N.V

Fon announced a partnership with KPN. KPN broadband customers will be able to access Fon Spots in the Fon global network, in addition to the over 1,600 KPN Hotspots in the Netherlands, before the end of the year. With each partnership the Fon network, already the world’s largest with close to 8 million Fon Spots, grows faster. The global surge in smartphones and tablet use also propels Fon. This entry was posted in Partners and tagged Fon, Fon WiFi, kpi, partner, WiFi. Bookmark the permalink.

Similar Private Companies By Industry

Company Name Region
Venture Business Research Limited Europe
Bandwagon Digital Limited Europe
Monitise Group Limited Europe
Sourceree Ltd. Europe
Media Logic Systems Ltd. Europe

Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
Private Placement
January 20, 2014
--
 

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup

Most Searched Private Companies

Company Name Geographic Region
NYC2012, Inc. United States
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States
Bertelsmann AG Europe
Rush University United States
Greater Houston Partnership United States

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Report Data Issue

To contact FON Wireless Ltd., please visit corp.fon.com. Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at bwwebmaster@businessweek.com.