Boingo Wireless has signed network access
agreements with five operators, providing new hotspots in Norway,
Denmark, the United Kingdom, the Balkans and Malta.
agreements add more than 1,500 new locations to Boingo’s global
network of more than 400,000 hotspots.
In the Nordic region, Boingo expanded its
network by more than 1,000 hotspots through agreements with two operators, TDC and the Telenor Group. Boingo’s agreement
with TDC, the leading Danish provider of telecommunications
solutions, gives customers access to 800 hotspots at hotels,
coffee shops and train stations across the country. The agreement
with Norway’s Telenor Group, one of the world’s major mobile
operators, includes Wi-Fi Internet access to an additional 200
hotspots at popular hotels and other locations in the region.
Boingo is further enhancing its network of available hotspots
in the United Kingdom through an agreement with Airangel, the a provider of guest
internet access solutions. Boingo
customers can now access Wi-Fi via Airangel’s 130 hotel, retail
and sporting venues. Airangel hotel partners include Radisson Blu,
Holiday Inn and De Vere, with more than 16,000 rooms covered in
Boingo added coverage in the Balkans via leading
Macedonian operator Sun Wireless. The agreement provides access to
Sun Wireless’ expanding network of more than 350 hotspots in 10
cities throughout the country, including widespread coverage in Macedonia’s capital city of Skopje, the country’s two main
airports, and a host of hotels and restaurants nationwide.
The company is also introducing coverage in Malta, the popular
international vacation destination. Via an agreement with Sky Telecom, Boingo users will have access to more than 50 hotspot
locations at hotels and coffee shops throughout the island nation.
“Roaming charges and new data plan limits can make connecting
while traveling internationally a costly proposition,” said Bjorn Thorngren, director of EMEA for Boingo Wireless. “Our new
agreements with these leading operators give our users additional
flexibility as they travel the globe, and allow our platform
service partners to offer their subscribers access to a rapidly
expanding Wi-Fi network in diverse business and tourist hubs
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