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2014 is shaping up to be a game-changing year for Next Generation Hotspot. Boingo’s vice president Zack Sterngold recently shared an update on the bold moves that the company is taking to move Next Generation Hotspot from roadmap to reality with Cisco’s SP360: Service Provider blog. Continue reading

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Heartbleed Bug Impact @ Boingo


We are still reviewing all of our systems to determine potential impact from the Heartbleed bug discovered earlier this week. The good news is that our preliminary reviews show that most Boingo customers should be unaffected. This means that usernames, passwords and credit card information provided during signup and login should not have been exposed by Heartbleed. The one group of customers who have been at risk include ones who have used the Boingo VPN service. As a precaution, we have taken this service offline and will bring it back up once we have updated the necessary components to eliminate the bug. For now, customers will be unable to use the Boingo VPN service. Once the patches are complete, we will send an update to all customers who have used the VPN service in the past, advising them to update their passwords. Just for clarification, the Heartbleed bug means that the exploit existed in the server, but it does not mean that a hacker actually used the exploit to gain information. So even for services that were exposed, the likelihood that information was taken is relatively low. But since there is no way to know whether or not it has

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State of Airport Wireless Q1 2014


Levering data from more than 30 high-traffic North American airports. Boingo’s State of Airport Wireless Q1 2014 report reveals business intelligence to provide timely insight into passenger traffic patterns, airport industry wireless trends, and more. Continue reading

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Hotspot 2.0: New Airports, New Supported Devices


Boingo’s Hotspot 2.0 airports now support Macintosh OS X (Mavericks) in addition to iPhone 5s, iPads and iPod Touches running iOS 7. There are now 23 airports, with the addition of Boston Logan and Billings Logan International airports. Continue reading

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Hotspot 2.0 is Here, and It’s Awesome: An Overview


Heard about Hotspot 2.0, and want to learn more about this improved connectivity experience? Read on. Continue reading

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Industry Terms Defined: Hotspot 2.0, Passpoint, and Next Generation Hotspot, Oh My!


Ever wondered what the differences between Hotspot 2.0, Passpoint and Next Generation Hotspot are? Look no further. We’ve got your breakdown on industry terminology here. Continue reading

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Boingo CTO Introduces What’s Next for Next Generation Hotspot at Mobile World Congress


Attending Mobile World Congress? Don’t miss Boingo CTO Dr. Derek Peterson’s presentation on the launch of Hotspot 2.0 at 21 U.S. airports. Continue reading

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São Paulo International Airport (GRU) Gets Ready for Some Futebol with Wireless Network Upgrades


How is Brazil’s Sao Paulo International Airport (GRU) preparing to host fans of the world’s most-watched sporting events this year? By upgrading their Wi-Fi, of course! Boingo’s Zack Sterngold, Vice President, Americas, shares insights on connected traveler behavior and the upgrades being made at GRU. Check out his blog post on the Cisco SP360: Service Provider blog, or below, for the full scoop. The largest airport in South America, Brazil’s São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport (GRU), is primed to become one of the world’s most popular destinations. Already an international business hub, Brazil will grow in popularity as a tourist mecca, as travelers flock to the country’s beaches and one of the world’s most beloved sporting events: the World Cup. To keep pace with the needs of savvy international business travelers and prepare for the futebol fan onslaught this summer, GRU is upgrading terminals, introducing new traveler services, and working to deliver fast, reliable wireless service to connected passengers. GRU has partnered with Boingo to design and launch a new, state-of-the-art Wi-Fi network from Cisco ahead of the World Cup this summer. The new system will better support international passengers and improve connectivity for all travelers, sports fans and employees throughout

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Your Privacy is Our Priority


At Boingo, customer privacy has always been our top priority. Boingo is committed to ensuring the data security of our retail customers and venue and wholesale partners.

We’ve received some recent questions about our privacy policy and the security of user data on airport Wi-Fi networks, and we’re here with answers. Continue reading

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Mobile and Travel: From Looking to Booking


Smartphones and tablets have changed the way consumers research and plan travel, and now mobile is poised to become a vital channel for bookings. This year, mobile travel bookings will account for 18% of the U.S. online travel market, and the figure will surge to over 25% in 2015. Continue reading