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October is one of my favorite months with the Exceeding Expectations kids.  As you all know, our top priority for the kids is, and always will be, education. That said, every October we participate in two athletic events that I feel are significant in laying the groundwork necessary for them to be successful in the academic world and in their adult lives.  The first of these events is the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) triathlon, aptly called “The Best Day in Triathlon.” Here’s a brief overview from their website:  “In 1994, three friends started a triathlon fundraiser to help one man regain his independence after a tragic accident left him a quadriplegic. From one came many, and Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) took root in the belief that sports and an active lifestyle are a pathway to more in life. Since that fundraiser 25 years ago, CAF has been committed to breaking the financial barrier that individuals with physical challenges face to participate in sports and live a healthy and active lifestyle.”  Participating alongside challenged athletes in a very tough race gives our kids an additional perspective on their own lives. The racers on the course with them face obstacles that they

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Taking a Jaunt to Japan? Stay Connected and Save with These Tips

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Can you remember the last time you truly disconnected on vacation? No? You’re not alone. Smartphones, tablets and laptops are among the most important companions that most people have on business trips, but they’re becoming an even more important part of leisure travel. A recent study from Michigan State University found that wireless use while on vacation is actually higher than at home, and that Wi-Fi is used frequently when traveling to make itinerary adjustments on the fly. If you’re one of the millions of travelers journeying to Japan on business or to check out the country’s new cultural events while on vacation, we’ve got your connectivity covered. Boingo recently announced an expansion of its relationship with Japan’s premier mobile operator, NTT DOCOMO, giving Boingo customers access to NTT DOCOMO’s more than 55,000 hotspots throughout Japan. If you’re planning a trip to Japan or another country in the Asia Pacific region, be sure to check out our Boingo Asia Pacific plan, which provides unlimited Wi-Fi access at more than 150,000 hotspots in the region on two devices for just $11.95 per month. Before you leave, be sure to check our location directory to make sure that you’ll be covered everywhere

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Worried About Exceeding Your Cellular Data Max? Boingo, Baby!

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Information technology behemoth Cisco recently released its Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast (2010-2015) report and well, the predictions aren’t all that surprising. In a nutshell, Cisco sees Internet traffic quadrupling by 2015, “reaching 966 exabytes per year.” It’s clear what’s behind this exponential growth: the proliferation of web-enabled devices coupled with the increased usage of high-bandwidth applications such as video, VoIP and streaming content. According to Nielsen, the average smartphone user is using 89% more data per  month as compared to one year ago. Increasing demand for Internet bandwidth has led carriers to implement tiered data plans to offset soaring costs. Verizon, for instance, recently announced their new tiered pricing schematic. So what to do in order to avoid overage fees and have a more carefree online experience? Boingo, baby. But you already knew that. 🙂 To re-cap, Boingo Wi-Fi is a great complement to your cellular data service. Most of our Wi-Fi plans give you unlimited access so you don’t have to worry about exceeding your maximum limit. Our service options are tailored for your geographic needs, e.g., if you’re traveling and connecting primarily in Asia, then the Boingo Asia Pacific plan is for you. Other unlimited geographic options include North and South America,