Boingo Continues International Expansion with Two Airports in Rome

Dépèche transmise le 15 décembre 2011 par Business Wire

Boingo Continues International Expansion with Two Airports in Rome

Boingo Continues International Expansion with Two Airports in Rome

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIFI), the Wi-Fi industry’s leading provider of software and services worldwide, continues its international expansion efforts through new agreements with Aeroporti di Roma (ADR) to provide managed Wi-Fi services in Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino (FCO) and G.B. Pastine Ciampino (CIA) airports.

“We are very happy to have reached the agreement with Boingo as it confirms and strengthens the international vision of ADR”

The new agreements make Boingo the exclusive Wi-Fi provider for the Ciampino airport, and a premium Wi-Fi provider for the Fiumicino airport, one of the top ten busiest airports in Europe. The Rome airport agreements represent an expansion of Boingo’s portfolio of managed airport Wi-Fi locations in Italy, joining Boingo’s existing networks at Malpensa (MXP) and Linate (LIN) airports in Milan, both of which launched earlier this year.

“Rome’s airports are key European hubs for business and leisure travelers, serving more than 40 million passengers annually between them and counting,” said Bjorn Thorngren, director of business development in EMEA for Boingo Wireless. “The expansion of our services to Italy’s capital city airports will provide heavy data users and international travelers with a fast, convenient and cost-effective Wi-Fi solution.”

“We are very happy to have reached the agreement with Boingo as it confirms and strengthens the international vision of ADR,” said Lorenzo Passaro, director, administration and sales manager at ADR Tel SpA. “Mobile data traffic is growing fast, and Internet connections to public Wi-Fi hotspots in Fiumicino and Ciampino airports are primary services we are giving to passengers, especially as smartphone and tablet connections are expected to overtake laptop traffic in the near future.”

As part of the agreements, Boingo will broadcast its “Boingo Hotspot” SSID via the ADR infrastructure and fully manage the user experience through walled garden sales pages and gateway hardware. The neutral host networks will also be available to Boingo’s platform service and wholesale partners, including iPass, Orange France, Skype, Swisscom and Verizon.

Wi-Fi users in the two airports will be able to choose from three Boingo access plans: Boingo Europe Plus, providing unlimited access throughout Europe for €27.95 per month; Boingo Global, providing flat rate access anywhere in the world for €49 per month; and Boingo AsYouGo, providing a 24-hour day pass at the airport for €9.95.

In addition to the four highly trafficked Italian airports, Boingo manages Wi-Fi networks in more than 60 airports worldwide, including top 25 airports such as Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta, Chicago O’Hare, New York John F. Kennedy, London Heathrow, and Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International.

About Boingo Wireless

Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIFI), the world’s leading Wi-Fi software and services provider, makes it easy, convenient and cost-effective for people to enjoy Wi-Fi access on their laptop or mobile device at more than 400,000 hotspots worldwide. With a single account, Boingo users can access the mobile Internet via Boingo Network locations that include the top airports around the world, major hotel chains, cafés and coffee shops, restaurants, convention centers and metropolitan hot zones. Boingo and its Concourse Communications Group subsidiary operate wired and wireless networks at large-scale venues worldwide such as airports, major sporting arenas, malls, and convention centers, as well as quick serve restaurants. For more information about Boingo, please visit http://www.boingo.com.

Boingo, Boingo Wireless, the Boingo Wireless Logo and Don’t Just Go. Boingo! are registered trademarks of Boingo Wireless, Inc. All rights reserved. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

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