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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This guest post is authored by Scott Phillips, Boingo’s Vice President of Airports. Just a few months ago, in April 2015, Boingo announced the industry’s first major cellular carrier offload agreement with Sprint. Our strategic partnership enables the tier one carrier to seamlessly offload cellular traffic from up to 40 million Sprint handsets onto Boingo’s Wi-Fi networks at designated locations, starting at 35 U.S. airports.
Insatiable demand for wireless broadband and bandwidth-hungry Wi-Fi devices are straining cellular networks. Find out how Wi-Fi offload is helping ease network congestion and addressing the capacity crunch. Continue reading
Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) members recently re-elected Boingo’s Luis Serrano to the WBA Board of Directors. Continue reading
Boingo’s CTO recently co-hosted a discussion with John Payne, former CIO for San Francisco International Airport, about the most pressing issues surrounding airport Wi-Fi service. Administrators should consider each of these issues to ensure their planning accounts for the dramatic growth and increased risks on the horizon, and in many cases that have already begun to play out in their airports today. Continue reading