ip.access solves in-building access problems for mobile operators, opening up new revenue streams while defending existing business.
Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, ip.access has been deploying small cell solutions for over 10 years providing more than 90 customers around the world with the capability to accelerate the introduction of small cell solutions into their networks irrespective of use case, technology or deployment model.
The company’s success is built upon its ability to provide its Service Provider customers with a range of small cell solutions across all technologies (2G, 3G, and 4G), alongside a deployment philosophy that integrates the small cell access points with converged access gateways and comprehensive network management and performance tools.
The methodology and solution capability provided by ip.access enables its customers to better manage the economic challenges of delivering against ever more demanding coverage and capacity requirements. This, along with the ease of integration to higher order management solutions and the robust and elegant macro network interaction reduces the ‘cycle time’ from installation to commercial service.
In addition, ip.access has focussed diligently on providing the intelligence and application layers to enable its customers to deliver rapid monetisation of their small cell deployments, drive new and complimentary revenue streams to further enhance the small cells business case.
Funding Rounds (5) - $39.68MUpdate
|Date||Amount / Round||Valuation||Lead Investor||Investors|
|Sep, 2012||undisclosed amount / Private Equity||—||Frog Capital||1|
|Dec, 2011||$15M / Venture||—||7|
|Jul, 2007||undisclosed amount / Venture||—||—||3|
|Feb, 2007||$10M / Series B||—||Amadeus Capital Partners||4|
|Mar, 2006||£8.5M / Undisclosed||—||Scottish Equity Partners (SEP)||1|
|Amadeus Capital Partners||Series B (Lead)|
|Frog Capital||Private Equity (Lead)|
|Intel Capital||Series B||-|
|Qualcomm Incorporated||Venture (Lead)||-|
|Scottish Equity Partners (SEP)||Undisclosed (Lead)||-|
Current Team (9)Update
Board Members and Advisors (4)Update
|May 27, 2015||cbronline.com - Ip.access receives $14.7m funding - Computer Business Review|
|Nov 7, 2013||Jason Ball's TechBytes - Women and Tech|
|Nov 5, 2012||Techworld - Network integration between small cells and WiFi hotspots planned|
|Dec 12, 2011||TechCrunch - Small Cell Maker ip.access Raises $15M From Intel, Qualcomm And Others|
|Dec 12, 2011||TechCrunch - ‘Small Cell’ Maker ip.access Raises $15M From Intel, Qualcomm And Others|
|Jul 31, 2007||PE HUB - PE HUB|
|Jul 8, 2007||Tech Radar - Indoor 3G coverage on the way|
|Feb 13, 2007||PE HUB - PE HUB|
Cambourne Business Park, Cambridge
Camborne, Cornwall CB23 6DW