Boingo Awarded U.S. Marine Corps On-Base Broadband Internet, Internet
Protocol TV Contracts
Boingo to Provide Communications Services at Marine Bases Across the Globe
LOS ANGELES -- November 6, 2013
Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ: WIFI), the leading DAS and Wi-Fi provider that serves
consumers, carriers and advertisers worldwide, today announced an agreement
with Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) that enables the company to
provide Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) and broadband Internet services at all
United States Marine Corps (USMC) bases worldwide.
The contract with Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps Semper Fit & Exchange
Services Division authorizes Boingo to install wireless infrastructure and
provide recreational broadband Internet and live TV for Marines at Marine
Corps bases around the globe. Initial deployments will include all Marine
Corps bases within the United States as well as two bases in Japan, the
firstinternational bases to offer Boingo Broadband services. Boingo is slated
tolaunch services at the new bases in 2014.
“We look forward to bringing Marines closer to their loved ones and to their
favorite sports and entertainment – even when they are far from home – through
our fast and reliable communications services,” saidTim Rout, vice president
of military business development for Boingo Wireless. “Like our recent
deployment at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, these new large-scale
deployments will feature state-of-the-art wireless network design and
infrastructure to ensure high quality connectivity.”
Boingo’s military-centered connectivity solutions provide flexible Internet
and TV options to Marine Corps customers. Marines on participating bases can
enjoy basic Internet and local TV channels, or can upgrade to premium packages
providing enhanced entertainment options and blazing fast Internet speeds for
online video gaming. Military subscribers can also access the Internet via
Boingo’s global network of more than a million hotspots as they travel the
The contract also provides a vehicle for other military branches to pursue
service agreements with Boingo, including the Army and Air Force Exchange
Service (AAFES); U.S. Army Family and MWR Command (FMWRC); Air Force
Non-Appropriated Fund Purchasing Office (AFNAFPO); Navy Exchange Service
Command (NEXCOM); Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC); Fleet and
Family Readiness (F&FR); and Coast Guard Exchange System (CGES).
Boingo previously received service orders from the Marine Corps Installations
West for deployments including Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps
Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms and Marine Corps Air Station Yuma,
prior to receiving the award authorizing the company to deploy services at all
USMC bases worldwide.* The company also has long-term contracts with the
Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
For more information on Boingo Broadband and Boingo TV services at military
bases and federal training centers, please visit
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.
Boingo, Boingo Wireless, the Boingo Wireless Logo and Don’t Just Go. Boingo
are registered trademarks of Boingo Wireless, Inc. All other trademarks are
the properties of their respective owners.
*This announcement does not constitute an endorsement of any product or
service by the Department of Defense or the United States Marine Corps.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” that involves risks,
uncertainties and assumptions. Forward-looking statements can be identified by
words such as “anticipates,” “intends,” “plans,” “seeks” “believes,”
“estimates,” “expects” and similar references to future periods. These
forward-looking statements include the quotations from management in this
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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