BOINGO WIRELESS NOW ACCEPTS PAYPAL FOR WI-FI PLANS
Simplifies Mobile Device Signup and Supports More International Customers
LOS ANGELES – October 25th, 2011 – Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIFI), the Wi-Fi industry’s leading provider of software and services worldwide, announced today that it now accepts PayPal for purchase of its various Wi-Fi access service plans. The addition of PayPal enables an express lane for customers in hotspots who want to get online quickly without entering account information.
“Adding PayPal provides a quick and easy way for customers to sign up for service, especially on mobile devices with limited screen space,” said Dawn Callahan, vice president of consumer marketing for Boingo Wireless. “As Boingo continues to expand into new markets outside the US, we also needed more payment options since credit cards aren’t as universally held in many parts of the world.”
The payment option has been integrated into the company’s signup tools, such that users can choose PayPal’s service or enter their own American Express, Discover, Mastercard or VISA credit card. In addition to credit cards and PayPal, Boingo has previously enabled Wi-Fi purchases using a customer’s existing iTunes account with its Boingo Wi-Fi Credits app available through the iTunes App Store.
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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