|[February 21, 2013]
Boingo Expands in Germany; Adds Three Key Airport Hubs
LOS ANGELES --(Business Wire)--
Boingo Wireless (News - Alert) (NASDAQ: WIFI), the Wi-Fi industry's leading provider of
software and services worldwide, today announced agreements to manage
and operate Boingo Wi-Fi services at three of the ten most highly
trafficked airports in Germany: Berlin-Tegel (TXL); Nuremberg (NUE); and
Boingo will be the first and only international Wi-Fi service provider
at each airport when services launch in spring 2013. The three airports
collectively serve more than 30 million passengers annually and are
gateways to Germany's government, industry and technology hubs.
"The launch of Boingo's Wi-Fi services will provide our travelers with a
familiar option for global Wi-Fi access," said Knut Deimer, Head of IT
at Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH. "Boingo's success in leveraging
their neutral host roaming platform to maximize accessibility will help
our passengers stay productive while in transit."
"These airports serve the tech-savvy international traveler who needs to
stay constantly connected, making them strong additions to Boingo's
growing portfolio of European airports," said Bjorn Thorngren, vice
president of international markets for Boingo Wireless. "The launch of
our services at these airports will help our customers and roaming
partners cost-effectively navigate international data connectivity
without incurring exorbitant mobile data charges."
As a premium Wi-Fi provider at TXL, NUE and STR, Boingo will broadcast
its "Boingo Hotspot" SSID and fully manage the customer experience to
ensure fast and reliable service for travelers from around the globe.
Boingo's Wi-Fi services include authentication, roaming access and
support to ensure quality connections for all users.
Boingo's services at these airports will also be available to the
company's roaming and platform service partners, including Orange
France, NTT DOCOMO, Skype, LGU+, Korea Telecom, Telefonica, and Verizon (News - Alert),
which wholesale Wi-Fi access from Boingo and provide self-branded Wi-Fi
to their customers as part of their existing services.
Boingo access plans available to travelers at all three airports include Boingo
Euroe Plus, providing unlimited Wi-Fi at more than 200,000 hotspots
throughout the Europe, Middle East and Africa region for €27.95 per
month, and Boingo
Global, providing flat rate access anywhere in the world for €49 per
month. Hourly and day passes will also be available for purchase.
Boingo is the leading provider of airport Wi-Fi in Europe and North
America, and was named "Best Wi-Fi Service" in the 2012 Global
Traveler "GT Tested" Awards. The company manages Wi-Fi services at
more than 60 leading airports worldwide, including London Heathrow,
Chicago O'Hare, New York John F. Kennedy, Beijing Capital International,
Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International, and Rome Leonardo da Vinci
Fiumicino. Boingo has also been chosen as the exclusive Wi-Fi provider
for the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
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
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.
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 (News - Alert)"), 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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