From the Wires
Boingo Named "Best Wi-Fi Service" in Global Traveler's 2012 GT Tested Awards
By: Business Wire
Dec. 4, 2012 09:11 AM
Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ: WIFI), the Wi-Fi industry’s leading provider of software and services worldwide, announced today that the company has been named “Best Wi-Fi Service” in Global Traveler’s Annual GT Tested Awards, as voted by the readers of Global Traveler magazine.
The 2012 honor marks the second year in a row that Boingo has been chosen as “Best Wi-Fi Service,” and the third Global Traveler GT Tested Awards win in the last four years for the company. The 9th Annual GT Tested Reader Survey award winners were chosen by more than 28,000 of Global Traveler’s elite business and luxury traveler readers, who selected their favorite travel-related products and services of 2012.
“Our back-to-back Global Traveler wins are a testament to our efforts to provide consistently excellent customer service and value-added features as part of our subscription and network services,” said Dawn Callahan, vice president of consumer marketing for Boingo Wireless. “In 2012, we introduced the Boingo Virtual Private Network to help customers keep their connections secure, and added thousands of new hotspots from Beijing to Brazil to better serve our customers. We always love positive feedback from customers in the form of awards!”
Boingo’s award-winning Wi-Fi service offers customers access to more than 600,000 Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide across the company’s aggregated global network, spanning more than 100 countries in partnership with more than 125 Wi-Fi network operators. The Boingo Wi-Finder app helps users find premium Boingo hotspots and the best available free hotspots worldwide through a color-coded location directory, and helps them connect securely using the Boingo VPN. The Wi-Finder app for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices also helps users save on cellular data charges with a customizable data tracker.
Boingo is the leading provider of airport Wi-Fi in North America and Europe, managing Wi-Fi services at more than 60 leading airports worldwide, including London Heathrow, Chicago O’Hare, New York John F. Kennedy, Beijing Capital International and Denver International Airport. The company also offers Wi-Fi access to subscribers at thousands of hotels, cafés and restaurants, shopping malls, stadiums and metropolitan hotzones worldwide via a variety of regional and global Wi-Fi plans including Boingo Unlimited, Boingo Mobile, Boingo Europe Plus and Boingo Asia Pacific.
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 600,000 hotspots worldwide. With a single account, Boingo users and Boingo’s wholesale partners 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, through its Concourse Communications Group subsidiary, operates Wi-Fi and/or Cellular DAS networks at large-scale venues worldwide such as airports, major sporting arenas, malls, and convention centers, as well as restaurants and retail establishments. The company’s Cloud Nine media platform enables brand advertisers to reach a captive audience through high engagement Wi-Fi sponsorships. For more information about Boingo, please visit http://www.boingo.com and http://cloudnine.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.
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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, 2011 filed with the SEC on April 13, 2012 and Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2012 filed with the SEC on November 14, 2012. 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.
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