|[September 11, 2012]
Free Boingo Wi-Fi at Locations Across the Country Sponsored by Google Play
LOS ANGELES --(Business Wire)--
Boingo Wireless (News - Alert) (NASDAQ:WIFI), the Wi-Fi industry's leading provider of
software and services worldwide, announced today that millions of people
will have access to free Wi-Fi at more than 4,000 hotspots thanks to
Google (News - Alert) Play. The Wi-Fi hotspots are part of Boingo's Cloud Nine Media
platform, a global advertising network that enables brand advertisers to
reach a captive audience through Wi-Fi sponsorships.
Starting this week, Wi-Fi users with Android (News - Alert) phones and tablets, as well
as Windows and Macintosh laptops, will be offered complimentary Wi-Fi at
thousands of high-traffic locations in dozens of cities nationwide,
courtesy of cloud-based digital entertainment destination, Google Play.
Sponsored Wi-Fi locations include 15 airports, such as New York's John
F. Kennedy, Chicago O'Hare and Seattle-Tacoma, Boingo-enabled Manhattan
subway stations, and thousands of hotels, shopping malls, cafés and
Consumers taking advantage of the free Boingo Wi-Fi sponsored by Google
Play can get free content, check out the latest releases and stay
entertained with instant access to their favorite music, movies, books,
apps and more.
"Google Play is the first to take part in our newly expanded Wi-Fi
sponsorship network, which reaches millions of consumers each month with
place-based brand engagements," said Dawn Callahan, vice president of
consumer marketing for Boingo Wireless. "Sponsorships like this give
users the free Wi-Fi they crave, advertisers the consumer interaction
they need, and venues the revenue to offset the costs associated with
providing a high-bandwidth Wi-Fi experience."
The free Boingo Wi-Fi lasts through the end of September. With the
recent acquisition of CloudNine Media, Boingo Wireless now offers
brands a global advertising network that includes more than 70 leading
airports, the New York City subway, shopping centers, stadiums and
thousands of hotels, restaurants and recreational areas, reaching more
than 1.5 billion people annually.
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 500,000 hotspots worldwide. With a single account, Boingo users 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
wireless networks at large-scale venues worldwide such as airports,
major sporting arenas, malls, and convention centers, as well as quick
serve restaurants. 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.
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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. Any
forward-looking statement made by us in this press release speaks only
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our actual results to differ may emerge from time to time, and it is not
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publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of
new information, future developments or otherwise, except as may be
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