LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2018—Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ: WIFI), the leading distributed antenna system (DAS), small cells and Wi-Fi provider that serves consumers, carriers and advertisers worldwide, has received the 2018 Global Traveler GT Tested Reader Survey award for Best WiFi Service. The win marks the ninth time Boingo has received the prestigious honor for its blazing fast Wi-Fi that keeps people connected at more than one million hotspots around the world.
“Travelers have high expectations when it comes to wireless service,” said Dawn Callahan, chief marketing officer, Boingo. “The votes are in and Global Traveler readers have made it clear that Boingo delivers Wi-Fi that keeps them connected and productive on the go. We’re honored to take home our ninth GT Tested Reader Survey award, a true testament to Boingo’s years of Wi-Fi innovation.”
Boingo’s award-winning Wi-Fi is available across six continents at public venues that include airports, hotels, restaurants, cafés, stadiums, convention centers and more. Networks are engineered for streaming, browsing, gaming and other online activities. The Boingo Wi-Finder app makes it easy to locate hotspots with an interactive map that displays available Wi-Fi and allows users to search for Wi-Fi by city or region. App users can also run network speed tests and enable push notifications to receive alerts when nearby a Boingo hotspot.
For enhanced security, Boingo offers Passpoint, a next generation hotspot technology that features public Wi-Fi encryption. Passpoint streamlines connectivity by automatically connecting users to Wi-Fi without requiring a log-in or password, delivering a seamless and secure online experience.
“Boingo for travelers is a no brainer,” said Peter Shankman, entrepreneur, frequent business traveler and author of Faster than Normal. “As someone who trots the globe months out of the year for business, Boingo Wi-Fi has me covered—allowing me to work wherever life takes me, while avoiding expensive cellular roaming fees. Congrats to Boingo for once again topping the Best Wi-Fi list.”
In its 15th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, Global Traveler conducted a reader poll asking frequent travelers to vote for their favorite airlines, hotels, loyalty programs, Wi-Fi and more in an open-ended survey. For the ninth year, Boingo received an overwhelming majority of votes in the Best WiFi Service category. Winners will be honored at a special awards gala hosted by Global Traveler on Dec. 12 at The Peninsula Beverly Hills.
About Boingo Wireless
Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIFI) helps the world stay connected. Our vast footprint of DAS, Wi-Fi and small cells reaches more than a billion people annually, making Boingo one of the largest providers of indoor wireless networks. You’ll find Boingo connecting people at airports, stadiums, military bases, convention centers, multifamily communities and commercial properties. To learn more about the Boingo story, visit .