Expanding Kajeet Patent Licensing Program Focuses on Policy Controls, Walleting for Mobile Devices
MCLEAN, Virginia—December 4, 2017—Kajeet®, the industry leader for safe, mobile student Internet connectivity, announces that it has entered into patent licensing agreements for its extensive portfolio of U.S. patents with Family Zone Cyber Safety Limited, a publicly-traded company headquartered in Australia that offers a cyber safety platform for families; and Mobile Guardian Limited, a privately-held company based in the United Kingdom that provides a Mobile Device Management solution to safely manage student devices and content inside and outside the classroom.
Kajeet, an operating company since 2003, had a vision to make mobile communication devices safe and economical, specifically for children and families. Today, Kajeet is best known for its Education Broadband™ solutions, which include the Kajeet SmartSpot® and Kajeet SmartBus™ for schools and districts around the country.
For more than a decade, Kajeet has built a patent portfolio of 30 U.S.-issued patents and eight pending applications directed to four patent families: (1) policy control for mobile devices; (2) electronic wallets for managing pre-paid and plan-limited mobile devices; (3) selective access control for mobile devices; and (4) sponsored connectivity services for mobile devices. Applications remain pending for all four patent families. Within these patent families are claims applicable to Mobile Device Management, Shared Data Plans, and Employer–managed Mobile Devices.
Kajeet maintains an active and growing patent and technology licensing program that includes, but is not limited to, the following U.S. patents:
9,237,433; 9,137,389; 9,137,386; 9,125,057; 8,995,952; 8,929,857; 8,918,080; 8,774,755; 8,774,754; 8,755,768; 8,731,517; 8,725,109; 8,712,371; 8,706,079; 8,667,559; 8,644,796; 8,639,216; 8,634,803; 8,634,802; 8,634,801; 8,630,612; 8,611,885; 8,600,348; 8,594,619; 8,588,735; 8,285,249; 8,078,140; 7,945,238; 7,899,438; 7,881,697.
“As the first company to launch mobile devices with parental policy and payment/funding controls, we have invested substantially over many years in research and development in the realm of mobile technology,” said Kajeet CEO and Founder Daniel Neal. “The innovative technologies we designed and developed mean safer mobile services for families and children, and extend into a wide range of enterprise uses that increase control and security, save money, and empower enterprises that use mobile technologies. We are committed to ensuring that Kajeet technology is available to our licensees and are delighted to announce the licensing of our patented technology to our partners, Family Zone Cyber Safety and Mobile Guardian.”
“As Family Zone Cyber Safety extends its successful growth trajectory into the United States, we are excited to have behind us the unique competitive advantage of a license to the Kajeet patents,” said Family Zone Cyber Safety CEO and Founder Tim Levy.
Kajeet is Committed to Licensing IP
The patent agreements Kajeet announced are an example of the central role of intellectual property (IP) in a vital ecosystem of technology that serves consumers in particular and today’s dynamic economy in general. Those desiring information about the Kajeet Patent Licensing Program should contact Michael Cannata of Patent Monetization, Inc. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kajeet, the industry leader for safe, mobile student Internet connectivity, is closing the Homework Gap in school districts across the country. Kajeet provides an affordable mobile broadband solution that connects low-income students to the resources needed to complete homework. The Kajeet SmartSpot® (a portable Wi-Fi hotspot), and the Kajeet SmartBus™ (school bus Wi-Fi) solutions combined with the innovative Sentinel® cloud portal, enables administrators and teachers to provide CIPA-compliant, customizable filtered Internet access that keeps students focused on school work and provides mobile Internet connectivity for education without worry of data abuse. For more information, please visit us at kajeet.com.
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