GOWEX : GOWEX Free Wi-Fi arrives at the Belgian city of Liege

GOWEX Free Wi-Fi arrives at the Belgian city of Liege The alliance between GOWEX and the Belgian operator Win, will allow Liege 200,000 citizens plus all visitor of the city enjoy the benefits of a Wireless Smart City. GOWEX landed in Liege, which will be the Company's entry into new Belgian cities and the rest of the continent. Madrid, January 28, 2014 - . GOWEX ( GOW -MAB, NYSE Alternext ALGOW , LGWXY OTC Market), leader company in creating Smart Cities Wi-Fi (Wireless Smart Cities ® ) continues to expand its international business model and will manage the Wi-Fi network of the Belgian city of Liege. Thanks to the strategic agreement signed last February with Win, operator and integrator of leading ICT services in Belgium, the nearly 200,000 residents and the visitors of this Walloon Capital will enjoy the benefits of a Wireless Smart City. The pioneer bet in matter of collaboration in public-private partnerships for the development of Wi-Fi networks driven by GOWEX, demonstrate as an ideal solution and makes the Company close to its strategic goal: reach 300 reference cities worldwide in a medium term. Regarding this, all the agreements with operators and local partners- as it is the case of Win- are an important foundation for the growth and accelerate the arrival of new cities and new projects. For GOWEX, Europe is a cornerstone of growth and wants to be present in Belgium, the decision-making country in the euro area, in a time of economic recovery in the old continent. Smart Wi-Fi Zones In the first phase, there will be ten areas that will have free Wi-Fi and smart GOWEX services, all located in tourist and commercial interest points, such as the Cathedral Square, Saint Lambert Square, Saint- Jean , the Esplanade Guillemins and others. To access free Internet, users only need to detect the network with their mobile devices (smart phones, tablets, etc). Once connected, the users will access a portal in which they will have to register and receive validation before they can start enjoying the service. Once registered, they will receive a user name and password that will help them to connect to the network as many times as they want and also allows them to connect for free in more than 80 GOWEX Wi-Fi cities around the world (Paris, San Francisco, Madrid, New York, etc.). Next phases of the development will include the different intelligent services based in Wireless smart technology that GOWEX is developing in all its projects and that allow to reduce costs to the administration while they do sustainable the network "GOWEX has created a new category in which it is a world-wide leader. Our alliance with Win shows that we are totally complementary to the operators and allow us to relay on them to grow all over the world. The cities that have been achieved up to now have obtained thanks to our own capacity; now the increase of the cities also will be achieve thanks to these collaborations with different partners, accelerating our way to the 300 cities set in our Strategic Plan." said Jenaro García, CEO of GOWEX. About GOWEX (GOW-MAB, ALGOW-NYSE Alternext, LGWXY -LGWXY-OTC Market) GOWEX has been operating in the telecommunications sector for 14 years and is currently leader in the creation of Wi-Fi Cities, providing Free and Premium Wi- Fi connectivity on the streets and on public transport. The company's reach currently extends to over 75 cities both nationally and internationally, thanks to agreements with public administrations, franchises, operators, associations and transportation companies. In 2010 GOWEX become the first and only Spanish SME to achieve a "dual listing", on both the MAB (GOW) and Nyse-Alternext (ALGOW) stock exchanges. The company's overall turnover reached 114 million in 2012, which represents a 71% increase compared with 2011. In December 2012 GOWEX successfully finalised a capital increase in which it raised almost 18 million Euros, adding 1,528,404 new shares to the market. In February 2012, the SEC approved the launch of an ADR programme (American Depositary Receipt) allowing the Group to be quoted on the OTQXC market in the United States. With offices in Madrid, Paris, Dubai, London, Buenos Aires, Shanghai and Costa Rica, GOWEX develops a sustainable business model in its Wi-Fi network, based on the efficiency and technical quality of its patented platforms: the Roaming Platform, which allows users to be freely connected in all cities, and the Advertising and Geo-localized Content Platform, which allows a financing system by means of advertising and marketing agreements. In 2011 GOWEX joined the Wireless Broadband Alliance and was awarded with the Internet Day's prize for "Best Company". In 2013, the Company was awarded with the "Best New Listed Company" in the first edition of the "European Small &Mid- Cap Awards". About Win Win is an operator and integrator of ICT services offering solutions to companies, SMEs and sectors of health care and education and public institutions, developing technologies best suited to their activities (Internet , networking, security, mobility, IP telephony, ...). Win has many references in the sector institutions and companies, such as, in particular, Forem, the Province of Hainaut, the Carrefour Group, The Phone House, the Great Hospital of Charleroi, the Belgian Red Cross Community, German , Ice Watch, etc.. Win a total of 81 employees and achieved in 2012 a turnover of over 28 million. Win is the ICT cluster B2B (Business to Business) of Tecteo Group This announcement is distributed by GlobeNewswire on behalf of GlobeNewswire clients. 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