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2014-05-14

Gowex : GOWEX will offer free WiFi at major Metro stations in Madrid

GOWEX will offer free WiFi at major Metro stations in Madrid

Through the new service provided by GOWEX, Metro de Madrid is positioned as
leading intelligent services transport, increasing efficiency and improving
its passengers' quality service.

Over two million passengers that transit per day in the Metro de Madrid
network will enjoy the new free WiFi service in the city's main stations
platforms and corridors

Nuevos Ministerios station exchange is the third station with the higher
volume of passengers per year (42.8 million), after Sol and Avenida de
America, and will be the first station enabling the free WiFi service
starting on July this year

Madrid, May 14, 2014
- . The public company Metro de Madrid S.A., part of the Regional Transport
Consortium has namedGOWEX
( GOW -MAB, NYSE Alternext ALGOW , LGWXY OTC Market ), the leading company in
building Wireless Smart Cities ®, as management and operation manager of the
free WiFi network which will be available at the main underground stations of
the Spanish capital.

Through the new WiFi connection service provided by GOWEX, the Metro de Madrid
is positioned as a leader through smart transportation services by improving
the passengers' quality service and refining the traveler experience.

The new WiFi network projects adds up GOWEX on promotion and collaboration
with public and private entities such as the City of Madrid in public spaces
or the Municipal Transport Company with over 2,000 WiFi buses, turning Madrid
into a greater Wireless Smart City with a free connection in public spaces,
newsagents, public transport, cafes, etc.

"We are very proud to be chosen by the Metro de Madrid to manage its new
connection service. In this way, Metro becomes a Wireless Smart City key
actor to this project, thanks to which the capital Madrid is among the most
connected cities in the world with a free WiFi coverage of 40% in public
spaces and in all of its transportation network"
, saidJenaro García,
CEO of GOWEX.

Free WiFi in the main metro stations

Over two million passengers that use the Metro every day will enjoy the new
free WiFi service and geolocated content on the platforms and corridors of
ten major stations in the city. Nuevos Ministerios is the third station with
most number of annual users (42.8 millions), after Sol and Avenida de
America, and will be the first free WiFi station from July of this year. The
goal is to implement the service in the other stations progressively at
others Metro stations.

The remaining stations will be selected jointly by the two companies,
according to the passengers demand, stations' unique interests and a
technical feasibility of the implementation. The intention is to benefit the
largest number of travelers. The project will have two phases: the first
trimester will be to implement the project and the next twelve months will
offer the connection in order travelers can use on the Metro.

In recent years, Metro de Madrid has been offering complementary services to
its travelers with high added value such as the creation of several retail
and leisure spaces, and different services (stands, libraries, etc.), looking
forward to create spaces providing greater comfort during the passengers'
trips. Following this objective, GOWEX will provide Metro network users
mobility and flexibility in the WiFi connection, ensuring a high quality
bandwidth, safe access and large capacity of management and service control.

GOWEX, the best experience in Smart Transport

During four years, GOWEX has led Smart Transport projects in Metro stations
(i.e. Paris Métro or Subte of Buenos Aires), trains (i.e. Marseille and Aix
en Provence, after signing with SNCF) and on urban, intercity and tourist
buses (i.e. EMT, Arriva de Blas and City Tour). All of them have improved the
travel experience by offering users a service as demanded as the free WiFi.

GOWEX will offer free WiFi at major Metro stations in Madrid
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Source: Gowex via Globenewswire

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