BOINGO PARTNERS WITH AT&T, EXPANDS IN EUROPE
Boingo and AT&T have formed a global WiFi roaming agreement. The new agreement will allow travelers to access Boingo’s global network of hotspots through the AT&T WiFi International app. The app enables AT&T customers to use up to 1GB of WiFi each month at no charge.
Boingo customers in the US will also be able to access AT&T’s WiFi network, which is in airports, restaurants, sporting arenas and retail locations throughout the country.
Hard on the heels of its agreement with AT&T, Boingo Wireless has also announced an expanded network access agreement with GOWEX, a market leader in“Wireless Smart Cities”and smart WiFi in public transportation.
The deal gives Boingo customers access to an additional 1,400 GOWEX hotspots in more than 50 cities throughout Spain, France, Ireland and Belgium. Included are GOWEX“WiFi Cities”municipal hotzones in Paris, Marseille, Dublin and major cities in Spain including Barcelona, Seville, Malaga and Bilbao. Boingo users will also have access to GOWEX wireless services on select public transportation routes, including onboard WiFi on more than 40 buses in Barcelona, and in more than 50 metro and railway stations in Paris.
“Boingo customers have accessed our‘WiFi Cities’hotzones in Madrid for years, and we’re pleased to extend our expanded municipal hotzones and‘smart transport’ networks in destination cities across Europe to even more Boingo customers,”said Jenaro García, CEO of GOWEX.
Boingo’s wholesale platform service partners will also have access to the GOWEX networks. Boingo’s platform service partners include KT, LGU +, NTT DOCOMO, Skype and Verizon.