Category Archives: Boingo

Boingo Launches Worldwide Wi-Fi Service For Mobile Phones And Devices

Boingo Wireless has launched its new global Wi-Fi service for mobile phones and devices. Boingo Mobile, which the company offers for a monthly flat rate of $7.95, allows users to get high-speed Internet connection in airports, hotels, restaurants and convention centers across the globe. The service can run with Windows Mobile 5.0-based Smartphones or PocketContinue Reading

Boingo’s Wi-Fi Net Puts Roots Down In Asia-Pacific

Boingo Wireless has partnered with three companies to expand its presence in Asia. The WiFi network aggregator inked roaming agreements with Singapore Telecom, StarHub — another Singaporean firm — and Philippine hotspot operator Innove Communications. It also has similar deals in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia and Taiwan. Via []Continue Reading

A Net Pioneer’s Wireless Wager

After Earthlink, Sky Dayton is now focusing on two new ventures, Boingo Wireless and Helio, both of which have tight connections with the pioneering Internet service provider. Earthlink, which won contracts to build WiFi networks in cities such as New Orleans, San Francisco, and Anaheim, California, pays for its clients’ use of Boingo software. TheContinue Reading

Boingo Wireless Buys Concourse

Hotspot operator Boingo has expanded it’s reach with the purchase of Concourse, giving it a presence in 12 major US airports and over 100 locations in the US and Canada. The purchase should not cause any job losses and should hopefully expand Boingo’s ability to support WiFi handsets. Via []Continue Reading

Kineto, Boingo Partner For Wi-Fi, Cellular Convergence

Kineto Wireless and Boingo have partnered to allow upcoming UMA based WiFi/cellular phones to work at Boingo hotspots. The idea is that UMA phones are being designed to use WiFi when a customer is at home or thier business, but now the phones will be able to use the higher bandwidth, and presumably cheaper WiFiContinue Reading

Boingo Wireless, BT Partner For Wi-Fi

Boingo Wireless is adding more muscle to its Boingo Roaming System, thanks to a newly signed deal with British Telecommunications’ (BT) BT Openzone Wi-Fi Internet service provider. Via []Continue Reading

Wi-Fi Provider Pitches Skype Users

US Wi-Fi hotspot aggregator Boingo will today hop on the Skype bandwagon and begin promoting its wireless Internet access sites as VoIP locations. Via []Continue Reading

Boingo’s Wi-Fi Takes Flight

Boingo Wireless has officially launched its Wi-Fi service through its previously announced partnership with Connexion by Boeing. Via []Continue Reading

VoIP Unplugged, As Wi-Fi Meets Net Phoning

Two major VoIP providers took steps Monday to further unwire Net-based phoning, traditionally a service tethered by wires. Via []Continue Reading

Boingo Bolsters Hotspot Security

Boingo Wireless said Wednesday that it has added 802.1x and WPA security support to its network of hotspots. Via []Continue Reading

Boingo Adds PDA Support For Wi-Fi Links

Boingo Wireless announced its Pocket Boingo Wi-Fi client has support for Windows Mobile 2003 available starting Wednesday with support for Palm OS to come later this summer. Via []Continue Reading

Linksys, Boingo Ease Wi-Fi Hot-spot Setup

Small businesses can now turn on Wi-Fi hot spots to compete with better-known rivals without the hassle of setting up the whole service themselves, according to Cisco Systems Inc.’s Linksys division and Boingo Wireless Inc., which on Wednesday announced what they call Hot Spot in a Box. Via []Continue Reading

Boingo Or Splat?

Boingo Wireless has gotten a lot of news lately about their new business venture. They promise one source for access to a number of IEEE 802.11b wireless systems. To fulfill this, they offer a free client from their website which supposedly sports a NetStumbler-like mechanism to find access points, a database of known access pointsContinue Reading

EarthLink Founder Takes To The Air

EarthLink chairman and founder Sky Dayton will unveil his newest company on Thursday, a wireless Internet service provider named “Boingo.” Via []Continue Reading