Thursday, 26 September 2013

BandwidthX Announces New Advisory Board

BandwidthX, the cloud based Wi-Fi marketplace, today announces the appointment of six members to its corporate Advisory Board. The board provides valuable perspective and recommendations to the executive team at BandwidthX in the areas of business development, market design, and international expansion.

The new members comprising the advisory board include business leaders from diverse industry backgrounds and C-level executives. They are: Chris Bowick, a highly commended technical leader in the cable and telecommunications industries; Francisco Gíl-Díaz, Executive President of Telefónica de España-México and Central América and former Finance Minister of Mexico; Colin Holland, who brings more than 25 years of experience from the North American telecommunications industry; Greg Horowitt, an innovation ecosystem creation and investment advisor to governments and economic development organizations around the world; William Markey, the Founder and President of Relevant C Business Group with more than 20 years of telecommunications industry experience; and Alvin Roth, Professor of Economics at Stanford University and Nobel Memorial Prize winner for Economic Science in 2012.

Pertti Visuri, CEO of BandwidthX says: “We are proud to have such high caliber individuals forming our Advisory Board.  They are highly respected thought leaders in their field and outstanding business professionals representing all aspects comprising our success. They are equally as passionate as the BandwidthX team about what the company brings to the mobile data and Internet service industries and share our vision of the future multi-use role of existing broadband connections.”

“I’m very excited by the innovation and potential impact that BandwidthX brings to Wi-Fi and telecommunications.  BandwidthX is bridging the gap between the two industries in a unique and agile way that benefits all players,” says Chris Bowick,  “It will be a pleasure to work with the other distinguished members of the advisory board and with the company to help bring the benefits of their solution to the industry.”

The company, which has recently launched its new solution Bandwidth Market for Wi-Fi access and commerce, will bridge the gap between Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and Internet Service Providers (ISPs), bringing new revenue streams and improved profitability for all parties.

For further information about BandwidthX and its solution, visit or follow @BandwidthX on Twitter.