Boingo Announces Global Wi-Fi Roaming Agreement With AT&T
AT&T Customers Have Access to Boingo’s Global Wi-Fi Hotspots in Major
LOS ANGELES -- April 09, 2013
Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIFI), the Wi-Fi industry’s leading provider of
software and services worldwide, today announced a global Wi-Fi roaming
agreement with AT&T.
Travelers abroad can now gain access, via the AT&T Wi-Fi International App, to
Boingo’s global network of Wi-Fi hotspots managed and operated by Boingo’s
subsidiary, Concourse Communications Group. The AT&T Wi-Fi International App
lets AT&T customers on applicable data global packages access up to 1GB of
Wi-Fi each month at no additional charge.*
The total Boingo managed and operated network reaches more than 1.5 billion
people worldwide annually. Boingo Wi-Fi hotspots at major international
airports are available to AT&T customers today, with service continuing to
expand throughout 2013.
Additionally, as part of the agreement, Boingo customers traveling in the
United States will also be able to access AT&T’s network of Wi-Fi hotspots
throughout the country, including airports, restaurants, sporting arenas and
“We’re committed to keeping our customers connected to the people, places and
information that matter most, which is why we’re pleased that many of them can
now seamlessly connect to Boingo’s global Wi-Fi during their travels abroad,”
said JR Wilson, vice president, Partnerships and Alliances, AT&T Mobility.
“AT&T’s domestic Wi-Fi network helps fill in the gaps for Boingo users
actively seeking Wi-Fi hotspots,” said Howard Buzick, vice president of
business development for Boingo Wireless. “With the explosion in both Wi-Fi
enabled devices and customer data demand, Wi-Fi roaming continues to be a key
facilitator for global data access.”
Both AT&T and Boingo Wireless are Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) member
companies with executives serving on the WBA Board of Directors. The companies
also are currently participating in the WBA’s Next Generation Hotspot trials
for seamless Wi-Fi roaming.
*The AT&T Wi-Fi International app is available to AT&T customers who subscribe
to either the 300MB or 800MB AT&T Data Global Add-On package. Visit
att.com/worldpackages for complete details.
About Boingo Wireless
Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ: WIFI) helps the world stay connected. Our vast
footprint of small cell networks covers more than a million DAS and Wi-Fi
locations and reaches more than 1 billion consumers annually – in places as
varied as airports, stadiums, shopping malls, restaurants, universities, and
military bases. The Boingo platform is the only monetization engine of its
kind, driving revenue through carrier offload, advertising, location-based
data analytics, and consumer products like IPTV, high-speed broadband, and
Wi-Fi. For more information about the Boingo story, visit 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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and future guidance. Forward-looking statements are based on the company's
current expectations and assumptions regarding its business, the economy and
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future, they are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in
circumstances that are difficult to predict. The company's actual results may
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Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from
those in the forward-looking statements include regional, national or global
political, economic, business, competitive, market and regulatory conditions,
as well as other risk and uncertainties described more fully in documents
filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”),
including Boingo's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 filed with
the SEC on March 18, 2013. Any forward-looking statement made by Boingo in
this press release speaks only as of the date on which it is made. Factors or
events that could cause the company's actual results to differ may emerge from
time to time, and it is not possible for Boingo to predict all of them. Boingo
undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement,
whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise,
except as may be required by law.
Boingo Wireless, Inc.
Katie O’Neill, 310-689-1163
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