Movile Partners with Boingo for International Roaming
Brazil’s Leading Mobile Platform Licenses Boingo SDK, Gains Access to 700,000
LOS ANGELES & SÃO PAULO -- August 29, 2013
Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ: WIFI), the leading DAS and Wi-Fi provider that serves
consumers, carriers and advertisers worldwide, today announced that leading
Latin American mobile services company Movile has selected the company to
provide global Wi-Fi roaming for the 8 million users that rely on Movile
mobile Wi-Fi service.
Movile will receive access to Boingo’s global aggregated network of more than
700,000 hotspots worldwide, including Wi-Fi networks in high traffic consumer
venues such as airports, shopping centers, stadiums and arenas, mass transit
stations and metropolitan hotzones.
“Boingo offers an unparalleled global network of hotspots that will help keep
our customers connected to their favorite entertainment, social networks and
productivity tools, while saving them money on costly international roaming
fees,” said Eduardo Henrique, head of U.S. operations and co-founder of
“Leading mobile service providers like Movile are increasingly looking to
provide additional value to their connected customers by expanding their
wireless footprint. Our network of more than 700,000 hotspots provides a
built-in roaming solution for operators, and our SDK integrates seamlessly
into Wi-Fi access apps like the premium Free Zone app,” said Howard Buzick,
vice president of business development for Boingo Wireless.
Movile’s premium Free Zone app is available for Android. The Boingo
international aggregated Wi-Fi network will be available to Movile Free Zone
premium customers in fall 2013.
With this agreement, Movile joins the ranks of Boingo’s wholesale platform
service partners, which also include leading carriers such as KT, LG U+, NTT
DOCOMO, Skype and Verizon.
About Boingo Wireless
Boingo Wireless, Inc. (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.
Movileisa leading platform for mobile content and commerce. Its product
portfolio includes smartphone and tablet applications, m-payment,m-commerce,
entertainment (including games, music, videos and images) andmobile
marketing. Founded in 1998,Movileis a pioneer in servicesdesigned for
smartphones,micropayments for virtual goods, apps, HTML5 andseamless
interactivity on mobile.
Movilehas over 200 employees and is connected to more than 40 carriers that
collectively haveover 600 million mobile subscribers.More than 15 million
people experienceMovile’s products and services permonth.
Naspers,an important global media group, has been a key strategic partner
toMovilesinceJune 2008 through its investment arm, MIH Group.
For more information about the Movile story, visit www.movile.com.
Boingo, Boingo Wireless, the Boingo Wireless Logo and Don’t Just Go. Boingo
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press release, as well as any statements regarding Boingo's strategic plans
and future guidance. Forward-looking statements are based on the company's
current expectations and assumptions regarding its business, the economy and
other future conditions. Since forward-looking statements relate to the
future, they are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in
circumstances that are difficult to predict. The company's actual results may
differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements.
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, and Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2013
filed with the SEC on August 9, 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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