Boingo Flies Into Paris With ADP TelecomSANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Boingo Wireless today announced a roaming partnership with ADP Telecom, the voice and data network services subsidiary of Aeroports de Paris, to allow Boingo users to roam on its 45 airport, hotel and convention center locations in Paris and key business cities throughout France.
The ADP Telecom hot spots will be fully integrated into the Boingo(R) Roaming System and available for use by subscribers in November 2004. The Boingo Roaming system has more than 11,000 hot spots worldwide and 5,600 throughout Europe.
"This is an important agreement to Boingo because it adds so many key locations for business travelers at the crossroads of Europe," said Dave Hagan, Boingo president and COO. "We were very impressed with ADP Telecom because, thanks to its heritage and experience, it takes a very professional approach to building and operating airport Wi-Fi networks."
"For ADP Telecom, Wi-Fi represents a real business growth area and also a way to bring added services that are valuable to our passengers and which encourage them to return to our airports," said Francois Deschamps, strategy, marketing & development manager for ADP Telecom. "Becoming a part of Boingo's large roaming system moves us closer to this goal of increased passenger satisfaction."
ADP Telecom offers travelers pre-paid and daily access to its hot spots and is augmenting these services with roaming agreements (with iPass, Tekworld, Gric, Tiscali, Orange) to maximize its network traffic. The partnership with Boingo is potentially the operator's largest such agreement yet, giving network access to tens of thousands of users, including both Boingo subscribers and the subscribers of Boingo's Platform Services partners.
Through its Platform Services offering, Boingo provides service providers with a turnkey Wi-Fi service, including the network, award-winning client access software, and a complete suite of back-office billing, roaming, mediation and clearinghouse services. To date, the company has announced Platform Services agreements with EarthLink, Fiberlink, Infonet Services Corp., MCI and Telecom Italia.
About ADP Telecom
ADP Telecom is a telecom operator specialized in telecommunications services and networks for airport platforms and locations with heavy business traffic. A company of the Aeroports de Paris Group, the service operator develops innovative solutions that meet the needs of businesses with a range of services covering telephone, data transmission, mobility, multimedia services and engineering. ADP Telecom also develops service offerings for the general public, including Wi-Fi services and flight information via SMS.
ADP Telecom's unique Wi-Fi technology know-how makes it capable of meeting the needs of complex hot spots such as airports, hotels and convention centres. ADP Telecom's solutions make it possible to provide wireless Internet access and meet both business and consumer demands for mobility. ADP Telecom operates the largest French Wi-Fi network with hotspots in several airports (Orly, Roissy CDG, Toulon, Clermont Ferrand, Lille, Lyon-Saint Exupery), numerous hotels (Concorde Lafayette, Holiday Inn, Mercure, Ibis and Crown Plaza as well as at Paris Expo-Porte de Versailles and the Paris Palais des Congres. For more information, visit the website: http://www.adp-telecom.com/.
About Boingo Wireless
Boingo Wireless, Inc. is an ultra-high-speed wireless Internet service available in thousands of locations such as hotels, airports, cafes, and other public places, in dozens of countries throughout the world. Both directly and through major carrier and ISP partners, Boingo provides business travelers with a wireless broadband Internet connection to improve productivity while on the road. Through its Wi-Fi software and Roaming System, Boingo makes finding and connecting to Wi-Fi networks point-and-click simple and secure. More information about Boingo is available at http://www.boingo.com/.
For further information, please contact: David Rodewald, +1-805-494-9508, [email protected], for Boingo Wireless.
Boingo Wireless, Inc.
CONTACT: David Rodewald, +1-805-494-9508, [email protected],for Boingo Wireless
Web site: http://www.adp-telecom.com/
Web site: http://www.boingo.com/