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Syntonic Bolsters Advisory Board to Accelerate Market Adoption of Enterprise-Class Split Billing Solution

Former EMC Exec Joins as Lead Advisor to Foster Rapid Customer Growth for Syntonic DataFlex SEATTLE, WA — July 14, 2015— Syntonic, a mobile platform service provider, today announced the newest addition to its advisory board with former EMC executive, Bill Richter. Leveraging Richter’s background in enterprise, the new advisory board member will provide guidance to Syntonic as they work with customers and partners, such as AT&T and Samsung, to develop new market opportunities for the company’s flagship solution, Syntonic DataFlex™. The solution helps companies save money with their Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) mobile programs by providing split billing, business analytics, and enhanced security. Syntonic DataFlex™ utilizes Syntonic’s globally deployed, carrier-grade Connected Services Platform™, which enables new content-oriented models for monetizing access to the mobile Internet. “As a business leader, I saw firsthand how mobile devices rapidly revolutionize companies, presenting huge opportunities as well as risks. Syntonic is a truly innovative solution for accelerating the former and controller the latter,” said Bill Richter. “As a former CFO, I’m excited to see how seamlessly Syntonic’s technology enables companies to control and understand the unintended costs of BYOD.” Bill Richter joins the board after his recent role as President of the Isilon Storage division of EMC. He also served as Isilon’s CFO when it was an independent public company traded on the NASDAQ. Bill started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and also held positions at Amazon. “Bill is well known within the industry, and we are fortunate to welcome him as a member of the Syntonic advisory board,” said Syntonic Co-Founder and CEO, Gary Greenbaum. “He comprises more than 15... read more

Syntonic Co-Founder And CEO Selected To Present At The Telecom Council Service Provider And Investor Forum

Syntonic Chosen Alongside Select Group Of Startups To Introduce Products And Services To Telecom VC Community Seattle, WA (24 June, 2015)— Syntonic, a mobile platform service provider, today announced their participation at the Telecom Council’s Quarterly Service Provider & Investor Forum, taking place June 26, 2015 at KPMG in Santa Clara, CA. Syntonic’s Co-founder and CEO, Gary Greenbaum, is one of seven startup executives selected to present their technology innovations in front of Council members, which include influencers in the carrier, vendor, and telecom VC community. Gary will present Syntonic’s business strategy for Syntonic DataFlex™, a suite of business services that allows companies to confidently launch and expand their BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) deployments while reducing costs, achieving regulatory compliance, and directly responding to application, device, and network security threats. “Well attending by decision-makers throughout the ecosystem, the Telecom Council is extremely influential in setting the industry’s agenda,” said Gary Greenbaum, Co-founder and CEO of Syntonic. “To be chosen by the Council as one of the startup presenters validates the promise and market opportunity for the Syntonic DataFlex solution.” Additional details about the event are detailed below:   What: Quarterly Service Provider & Investor Forum: June 2015 Where: KPMG, 3975 Freedom Circle Drive, Santa Clara, California 95054 When: Friday, June 26 Who: Gary Greenbaum, Co-founder and CEO of Syntonic Link: http://telecomcouncil.cvent.com/events/quarterly-service-provider-investor-forum-june-2015/event-summary-3bedb871036f42ba9106800c17ea30a0.aspx For more information, please contact Syntonic at info@syntonic.com.   About Syntonic Syntonic is a platform service provider that develops enterprise class solutions for companies that want to save money with BYOD. Syntonic DataFlex, built on the company’s Connected Services Platform, allows businesses to confidently launch and expand BYOD deployments... read more

Syntonic to Showcase On-Ramp Education Services at ACPE Northwest Educational Technology Conference

Syntonic to Provide Early Findings from Highline Public School Deployment to Bridge the Digital Access Divide Seattle, WA – May 4, 2015 – Syntonic, a mobile platform service provider, today announced its plans to exhibit at the Association of Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE) Northwest 2015 annual conference taking place May 6-8 in Welches, Oregon. The company will be showcasing Syntonic On-Ramp Education Services™ to bridge the digital access divide in education, and will be sharing early findings about providing school approved, secure web access to Washington State students who lack home Internet access. Syntonic will be exhibiting alongside top companies and professionals in the education technology industry, including HP, Microsoft, Verizon, and Dell. “The One-to-One Computing program and similar efforts have done a great job of providing computing equipment to U.S. students,” said Gary Greenbaum, CEO of Syntonic. “However, the breadth of these deployments has highlighted a significant gap. Many students don’t have Internet access at home or off campus and that has created a digital access divide. We are directly addressing that challenge with Syntonic On-Ramp Education Services, and we’re excited to be attending ACPE Northwest to demonstrate a cost-effective, and easily deployed solution to connect students to school approved educational content—anywhere and anytime.” In September 2014, Syntonic teamed up with Highline Public Schools, which serves nearly 19,000 K-12 students in 39 schools, to provide equal access to online educational resources and learning tools—anywhere and anytime. Using Syntonic On-Ramp Education Services, the school provisioned over 850 HP Chromebooks with high-speed, AT&T nationwide LTE cellular network connectivity to enable students’ off-campus and at-home access to school-approved learning apps.... read more

Corporate Partners help close the Digital Divide in Highline Public Schools

From Highline Public Schools: SeaTac, WA—Today, top executives from The Boeing Company, Alaska Airlines, and Syntonic visited Chinook Middle School to see and experience digital learning tools that their companies are supporting. Ray Conner, President & CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes; Brad Tilden, President & CEO of Alaska Airlines; and Gary Greenbaum, President & CEO of Syntonic participated in a student-led lesson on math apps and programs used in class by students every day.   In partnership with the Highline Schools Foundation, Boeing, Alaska Airlines, and Syntonic have made significant contributions to Highline Public Schools in an effort to provide equitable access to technology for all students. Boeing has given Highline a technology grant that allows every student at Chinook Middle School to have a Chromebook tablet, connected to the internet. Students access learning programs that allow them to personalize their learning to their individual levels in a variety of subject areas. Syntonic is providing approved, secure web access over a high-speed cellular network to students at Chinook and other schools. Syntonic On-Ramp Education Services allow students to connect to school-selected learning apps without access to potentially inappropriate internet sites. It also gives teachers access to real-time reports and analytics that show students’ usage and academic progress. Alaska Airlines has partnered with Highline Schools Foundation on a grant to increase the number of female students in computer science classes and experiences. The goal is to spark girls’ interest in technology-related education and careers. “All students must have access technology for learning in schools today,” said Highline Superintendent Susan Enfield. “We are grateful to Boeing, Alaska Airlines and Syntonic for their... read more

Boeing, Alaska Airlines, and Syntonic—Key Corporate Partners help close the Digital Divide in Highline Public Schools

Media Alert from Highline Public Schools The following executives will be experiencing “blended learning” first-hand by using applications students access in and out of math class—preceded by a mini tutorial from students themselves: Ray Conner, President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes Brad Tilden, President and CEO of Alaska Airlines Gary Greenbaum, President and CEO of Syntonic Large screens will display the CEOs’ work as they navigate through their lessons. CEOs, Superintendent of Highline Public Schools Dr. Susan Enfield, and Chinook Principal Karin Jones will be available for brief individual interviews about this technology initiative in Highline. Background: Highline Public Schools, in partnership with Highline Schools Foundation, has recently garnered critical support from three leading corporate partners in an effort to provide equity and access through technology to all students. Boeing has provided Highline Public Schools with a technology grant that allows all 600 students at Chinook Middle School in SeaTac, WA, to have their own laptop for use in and out of school—using online technology to transform and improve the learning process in all subjects. Syntonic has teamed with Highline Public Schools to provide their On-Ramp Education services, which allow the district to provide approved, secure application access over a high-speed cellular network, and to receive real-time usage reports and analytics to correlate student access with achievement. Alaska Airlines has partnered with Highline Schools Foundation to fund a grant to help increase the number of female students in computer science classes and spark their interest in technology-related education and careers.   Date: Friday, April 17, 2015 Time: 10:00-11:00 a.m. Location: Chinook Middle School Library 18650 42nd Ave S,... read more

Syntonic DataFlex for Enterprise℠ Extends Samsung KNOX to Make it Easier for Enterprises to Deploy and Manage Employee Mobility Programs

Syntonic’s Solution Enables Cost Savings, Enhanced Security and Business Intelligence for Enterprise BYOD and COPE Programs Barcelona, Spain— (March 2, 2014) — Syntonic, a connected services provider, today announced a solution for Samsung KNOX to make it easier for enterprises to manage employees’ use of mobile devices and business applications, benefiting BYOD and COPE programs. Syntonic made the announcement today at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona Spain, where the company is exhibiting Syntonic DataFlex for Enterprise in the Samsung Exhibit Hall 8.1. With Syntonic DataFlex for Enterprise, KNOX Workspace devices are enabled to provide split data billing as a value-add service for KNOX integrated Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) providers. Syntonic DataFlex for Enterprise is available now for commercial deployment. “We believe our integration with Samsung KNOX will play a significant role in accelerating the adoption and efficiency of corporate BYOD and COPE programs,” said Syntonic CEO Gary Greenbaum. “The intersection of mobile workforce productivity and personal use for mobile devices has made it clear to CIOs and CFOs that work is no longer bounded by location; work can be performed anywhere, on any device.” CIOs have faced an all-or-nothing approach to funding wireless access expenses. With Syntonic’s DataFlex split billing services, Enterprises can now take advantage of a simple solution that provides insight to wireless access expenses. This simultaneously enhances employee productivity while reducing costs, strengthens security, and provides business intelligence for budgeting, forecasting and corporate compliance, which is appealing to CIOs and CFOs alike. Syntonic CSP for Enterprise is built upon the company’s in-network, cloud managed Connected Services Platform. For any Samsung KNOX device, Syntonic’s connected services can support any application... read more

Media Advisory: Syntonic to Showcase its Enterprise Products at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Samsung’s Pavilion and Consumer Connected Services at the Washington State Department of Commerce

Seattle, WA (February 24, 2015)— Syntonic, a mobile platform service provider that is transforming the mobile Internet, will showcase Syntonic DataFlex for Enterprise℠ business solutions in the Samsung Exhibit Hall 8.1 during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, March 2-5. Syntonic DataFlex for Enterprise provides a suite of business connectivity services to manage employee mobile data costs, enhance network security, and advance business intelligence for personal (BYOD) and company-owned (COPE) employee mobility programs. In addition, Syntonic will be available to present its consumer connected services solutions in the Washington State Department of Commerce, App Planet Stand 8.1A11. Syntonic will demonstrate applications and services that bundle 4G access with web services, content, and applications to enable new products, services, and alternative business models for monetizing access to the mobile Internet.  WHERE: Mobile World Congress 2015 Fira Gran Via, Hall 8.1 Barcelona, Spain   About Syntonic Syntonic is a platform service provider that bundles content with mobile data connectivity to enable new commercial models for monetizing access to the mobile Internet. Syntonic provides multi-carrier connected services that create new revenue and cost savings opportunities for system providers, application developers, mobile operators, device manufacturers, content publishers and others in the mobile value chain. As an in-network, cloud-managed service, the Syntonic Connected Services Platform supports any network application and mobile computing device. For more information on how Syntonic can enhance your business, please contact: info@syntonic.com Media Contact: (206) 408.8072 x 702... read more

Syntonic Accelerates Growth of Sponsored Data Market in U.S. and Europe

LAS VEGAS — (Jan. 5, 2015) — AT&T Developer Summit — Syntonic, a sponsored data and connected services mobile platform services provider, today announced cross-mobile operator, native application support and other enhancements that promise to advance the sponsored data market in the U.S. and Europe. Syntonic made the announcement at the annual AT&T Developer Summit in Las Vegas, where Sponsored Data is among the featured topics and speaking sessions. The Syntonic Freeway Development Toolkit provides application developers new consumer value by enabling native application support for sponsored data. Now, Android and iOS application developers and brands large and small can directly integrate Syntonic connected services to provide client application functionality to differentiate their offerings. Native application support for sponsored data improves customer acquisition, engagement and monetization for everything from in-app purchases to subscriptions and promotions. “We expect 2015 to be a watershed year in the mainstream adoption of sponsored data for consumer, enterprise, education and other markets,” explained Syntonic CEO Gary Greenbaum. “With hundreds of thousands of iOS and Android app developers, the addressable sponsored data market is boundless, and we’re now providing mobile developers with a new way to differentiate their applications by bundling connectivity with their applications or content.” The Syntonic Freeway Development Toolkit supports applications built for Android and iOS mobile devices, including the Apple iPad and the iPhone 6. This new cross-platform, multi-carrier native application toolkit includes a software development kit (SDK) powered by Syntonic’s Connected Services Platform (CSP). The Syntonic CSP, a cloud-based content delivery and access system, couples mobile content with 4G network connectivity to provide consumers with access to free and premium mobile content without affecting their... read more

Syntonic™ CEO Gary Greenbaum to Speak at LTE North America 2014 Innovation Accelerator in Dallas

DALLAS (November 18, 2014)—Syntonic, a sponsored data and connected services provider, today announced that CEO Gary Greenbaum will speak at the Innovation Accelerator during the LTE North America 2014 conference this week in Dallas, Texas. Greenbaum will be speaking on November 19th at 6:00 p.m. about the company’s strategy to capture the market opportunity for sponsored content and connected services. Rahul Agarwal, Syntonic’s CTO, will also attend the LTE North America 2014 conference and the MVNO Industry Summit 2014 in Dallas, Texas to provide details about integrating the Syntonic platform into a variety of network topologies to support connected consumer and business applications. The company will be highlighting its recently released consumer application, Freeway by Syntonic℠, and its segmented data billing solution using the Syntonic Connected Services Platform for Enterprise™. To schedule a meeting or find out more about Syntonic please contact info@syntonic.com.  WHERE: LTE North America 2014 InterContinental Hotel Dallas, Texas About Syntonic Syntonic is a platform service provider that bundles content with 4G connectivity to enable content-models for monetizing access on mobile devices. Syntonic provides multicarrier sponsored data, and other connected services, that create new revenue opportunities for content publishers, applications developers, mobile operators, device manufacturers, system providers, and others in the mobile value chain. As an in-network, cloud-managed service, the Syntonic Connected Services Platform supports any network application and mobile computing device without requiring any modifications to the device, application, or delivery network. For more information on how Syntonic can enhance your business, please contact: info@syntonic.com. Media Contact Wendie Larkin Calysto Communications (978) 969-2886... read more

Syntonic Works With Samsung to Make it Easier for Enterprises to Implement and Manage Employee Mobility Programs Deploying Samsung KNOX™

Syntonic’s Connected Services Platform Enables Multi-Persona, Segmented Mobile Billing and Analytics for Enterprise BYOD and COPE Programs  San Francisco — (Nov. 12, 2014) — Syntonic, a sponsored data and connected services provider, today announced a solution for Samsung KNOX to make it easier and more secure for enterprises to manage employees’ use of mobile devices and business applications, benefiting BYOD and COPE programs. Syntonic made the announcement today at the Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco, where the company is presenting a technical preview of its cloud-based Connected Services Platform (CSP) for Enterprise™. With Syntonic’s CSP for Enterprise, KNOX Premium and Workspace devices will be enabled to provide segmented data billing as a value-add service for KNOX Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) providers, including Samsung’s KNOX EMM. Syntonic’s CSP for Enterprise is expected to be available for commercial deployment in the first quarter of 2015. KNOX EMM vendors will be invited to participate in a pilot program in December for their enterprise customers’ AT&T network-connected KNOX devices. “We believe our integration with Samsung KNOX will play a significant role in accelerating the adoption of BYOD by businesses,” said Syntonic CEO Gary Greenbaum. “The intersection of mobile workforce productivity and personal use for mobile devices has made it clear to CIOs and CFOs that work is no longer bounded by location; work can be performed anywhere, on any device.” CIOs have faced an all-or-nothing approach to funding wireless access expenses. With Syntonic’s segmented billing Enterprises can now take advantage of a simple solution that provides an à la carte approach to wireless access expenses. This simultaneously enhances employee productivity while reducing costs, which is appealing to CIOs... read more