BOINGO RELEASES IOS WI-FI CREDITS APP FOR INTERNATIONAL MARKETS
Popular App for iPads, iPhones and iPods Lets Users Buy One-Hour Wi-Fi Credits With iTunes Account
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 28th, 2011 – Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIFI), the Wi-Fi industry’s leading provider of software and services worldwide, announced today that it has released an international version of its popular Boingo Wi-Fi Credits app on the iTunes App Store.
The Wi-Fi Credits app makes it easy to buy Wi-Fi access at Boingo hotspots in one-hour increments using their iTunes account. Using Apple’s iTunes billing system, the Wi-Fi Credits app further simplifies the process by billing in the user’s local currency so they can avoid conversion charges from their credit card provider.
“The Wi-Fi Credits app creates an easy way for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch users outside the US to buy short bursts of Wi-Fi on an as needed basis, with the convenience of billing it to their existing iTunes account,” said Dawn Callahan, vice president of consumer marketing, for Boingo Wireless.
Boingo has set the base price for a global one-hour Wi-Fi credit at £2.99; the App Store will automatically convert that price based on Apple’s predefined matrix of currency conversion rates. For example, Apple’s iTunes store converts this to €3.99 for users with iTunes accounts that bill in Euros and ¥450 for accounts that bill in Yen.
About Boingo Wireless
Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIFI), the world’s leading Wi-Fi software and services provider, makes it easy, convenient and cost-effective for people to enjoy Wi-Fi access on their laptop or mobile device at more than 400,000 hotspots worldwide. With a single account, Boingo users can access the mobile Internet via Boingo Network locations that include the top airports around the world, major hotel chains, cafés and coffee shops, restaurants, convention centers and metropolitan hot zones. Boingo and its Concourse Communications Group subsidiary operate wired and wireless networks at large-scale venues worldwide such as airports, major sporting arenas, malls, and convention centers, as well as quick serve restaurants. For more information about Boingo, please visit http://www.boingo.com.
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