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Boingo Will Be Launching New Mobile Site For Wi-Fi Ready Mobile Devices To Easily Access Boingo Operated Hotspots
LAS VEGAS CES – January 8th, 2009 – Boingo Mobile gives mobile phone and smartphone users from the iPhone to the Nokia Nseries and Eseries to any Wi-Fi enabled Windows Mobile device the ability to get online at more than 100,000 Boingo hotspots around the world.
Boingo Mobile is a downloadable application for smartphones that works on a variety of mobile operating systems, including Symbian and UIQ devices, Windows Mobile, and the iPhone platform. The Boingo Mobile software simplifies the process of logging in to Wi-Fi hotspots, and gives users the faster Wi-FI connection speeds to do more on their phones, including uploading and downloading files such as music, images and documents - and using business applications, such as email and VoIP.
Beyond being available for mobile operating systems, Boingo Mobile has partnerships with top handset manufacturers, such as Nokia, Motorola and Sony Ericsson.
On the Nokia Nseries and Eseries smartphones, Boingo Mobile can be downloaded on the phone from the Nokia Download! directory. Boingo Mobile will also be bundled on upcoming Nseries phones.
Boingo Mobile is currently bundled on the Motorola MOTO Q 11, the first Motorola phone to have Boingo Mobile connection software and service bundled with the phone.
With Sony Ericsson UIQ 3.0 handsets, Boingo is available for download and use on the P1i, W960i and the G900.
Boingo Mobile service provides unlimited Wi-Fi access in tens of thousands of hotspots around the world allowing people the ability to listen to streamed music, watch live video, use VoIP, browse online, and upload and download files. Boingo Mobile service is accessible from various mobile devices that have been Wi-Fi enabled by the manufacturer or by the mobile/cellular service provider.
“The Wi-Fi enabled smartphone is quickly becoming the business peoples way to access important documents and stay connected,” said David Hagan, CEO and president, Boingo Wireless. “By continuing to expand the partnerships for Boingo Mobile and supporting the top mobile operating systems, we provide an ideal way to get online around the world, helping people stay connected to the office and get work done.”
Boingo to Unveil New Buying Options
As Boingo continues to see a need and desire for mobile connections at its Boingo operated hotspots in airports and other locations, Boingo has redesigned its welcome page to make it easier to get online. The new site which identifies the phone operating system showcases the different plans available for purchase, and makes it possible to quickly download the appropriate Boingo Mobile software.
For a monthly, flat-fee, Boingo Mobile is a fast and inexpensive connectivity option for multimedia mobile applications such as Web browsing, photo uploads, video streaming and email attachments. Boingo Mobile subscribers enjoy unlimited, global usage for only $7.95, 5.95 or £3.95 per month, with no per-minute or per-megabyte fees, no contracts and no cancellation penalties.
About Boingo Wireless
Boingo Wireless, Inc., the global market leader in Wi-Fi, makes it simple and easy for people to enjoy Wi-Fi access on their laptop or mobile device at more than 100,000 hotspots worldwide. With a single account, Boingo users can logon to the Boingo Network locations that include the top airports around the world, major hotel chains, cafés and coffee shops, restaurants, and metropolitan hot zones. Boingo, and its Concourse Communications Group subsidiary, operate wired and wireless networks at 55 airports worldwide, including 29 of the top 100 North American airports, as well as the WSDOT Ferries Division Wi-Fi network. For more information about Boingo, please visit http://www.boingo.com.
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