Jazztel is the second largest publicly traded telecom company in Spain. I founded this company in 1998. I ran it until 2002. Jazztel is now managed by very able entrepreneur Leopoldo Pujals, best known as founder of Telepizza, a huge pizza chain present in 5 countries and by far the largest of its kind in Spain. I am pleased to announce that Fon and Jazztel reached an agreement today in which Jazztel will start selling its services Fon Ready. This is the second such announcement after our agreement with Glocalnet in Sweden. Both Jazztel and Glocalnet are leading challengers to the incumbent telcos, Telefonica and Telia. Why do ISPs sign up with Fon? In telco lingo, because we increase their ARPU and reduce their CHURN. For the layman this means that we increase revenues per line and increase customer retention. And all this at no cost to the ISP as FON pays for all the software integration and software addition to the ISP wifi routers. Fixed line ISPs never thought that they too could become high bandwidth wireless broadband players, with FON they can and they become members of a global alliance a la GSM that does so. If you are with an ISP anywhere in the world please contact me through this blog.
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