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AT&T teams up with Boingo to offer free Wi-Fi in major international airports

Boingo, Transit Wireless bring Wi-Fi hotspots to NYC subway

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Boingo and Transit Wireless on Thursday announced a deal that will see New York City subway stations equipped with hotspots. The rollout will occur gradually over the next five years in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens stations. Users will need to have a Boingo account or access the hotspot...
Boingo, Transit Wireless bring Wi-Fi hotspots to NYC subway

How Will iPad Change The Apple Stores

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A few weeks ago, Apple decided to start taking pre-orders for its widely anticipated iPad. It’s one of those devices that, if successful, will redefine the computing landscape — much like its lil’ cousin, the iPhone. But there is an equal chance that the world may not be impressed with...
How Will iPad Change The Apple Stores
The secret to custom commerce? Call it "remixing"

Free Wifi is Coming to Six NYC Subway Stations This Summer

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(Photo: Travelpod) The dog days of summer are upon us, but there’s a bright spot gleaming like Gatsby’s green light from the West side of Manhattan. Google Offers, which apparently still exists, has teamed up with Boingo to provide free Wifi in six subway stations this summer. Can you imagine...
Free Wifi is Coming to Six NYC Subway Stations This Summer

AT&T and Boingo unite on free-but-not-really airport WiFi

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AT&T has been forging partnerships that give its roaming customers free WiFi while abroad, and it just struck one of the more logical networking deals that we've seen to date, if also the most lopsided. A pact with Boingo will let AT&T subscribers have 1GB of free data each...
AT&T and Boingo unite on free-but-not-really airport WiFi
Boingo, Transit Wireless team up to bring Wi-Fi to NYC subway stations
Cell phone service comes to 30 more NYC subway stations -- but the MTA dodges the terrorism question

Wi-Fi, Voice Calling Come to More New York City Subway Stations

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Busy New Yorkers are about to get even more distracted. Today, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the body for New York City’s arteries of public transit, had completed the first phase of a citywide project to install Wi-Fi and voice-calling service in its subway stations. Service is...
Wi-Fi, Voice Calling Come to More New York City Subway Stations
New York City resurrects payphone installations as free Wi-Fi hotspots

Google pays $400 million for wireless internet provider ICOA

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Google's made another grab for its internet infrastructure, this picking up ICOA for the sum of $400 million. From the deal, the internet giant will control around 1,500 wired and wireless broadband spots in "high-traffic" public spaces, including airports, restaurants and universities, spread across 45 US states. Google will...
Google pays $400 million for wireless internet provider ICOA

First London, now Paris: Metro gets free WiFi

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London and Paris have had a competitive relationship for a little while now. So perhaps it shouldn’t be a surprise that just a few weeks after London announced the rollout of free wireless access on the Tube, the French have made a similar move. News coming from Paris tells of...
First London, now Paris: Metro gets free WiFi
Threatened by wireless carriers, Time Warner, Comcast, Cox team up for CableWifi

Boingo's global footprint expands with 55,000 Japanese hotspots

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Boingo customers with a yen to travel to Japan will now find plenty of wireless broadband available to their smartphones, tablets and laptops. The Wi-Fi aggregator on Wednesday announced a deal with NTT DoCoMo which not only gives it a huge new presence in Japan, but also increases its global...
Boingo's global footprint expands with 55,000 Japanese hotspots

Boingo app for Mac and Windows adds VPN, keeps public WiFi sessions a secret

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Some of us have important data on our laptops -- some more important than others -- which can make the idea of connecting to a public WiFi hotspot sound like an invitation to disaster. Boingo thinks it can make those hotspots nearly as safe as a clamped down work...
Boingo app for Mac and Windows adds VPN, keeps public WiFi sessions a secret

With $400M Icoa buy, Google shows it really wants to be an ISP

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A Google-created competitor to Comcast is looking a lot more likely by the day. Google has announced its purchase of Icoa, a company that offers Wi-Fi service in places like restaurants, hotels, and airports. The move is the latest in a series of very transparent moves by Google to...
With $400M Icoa buy, Google shows it really wants to be an ISP

Boingo, Deutsche Telekom team up for international in-flight WiFi

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Boingo is best known for providing WiFi on the ground, but it's now working with Germany's Deutsche Telekom to spread its paid internet access to international flights, not just flights in the US. Lufthansa trips both inside Germany as well as to Canada and the US will soon let...
Boingo, Deutsche Telekom team up for international in-flight WiFi

AT&T, Boingo, T-Mobile agree to back wireless in 30 more New York City subway stations

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As welcome as Transit Wireless' strategy for wireless in New York City subways has been, having access in just six stations around one Manhattan district has been limiting for locals who want to stay online underground. Thankfully, there's plans afoot to cover a much wider base. AT&T, Boingo and...
AT&T, Boingo, T-Mobile agree to back wireless in 30 more New York City subway stations

Google acquires wireless Internet network provider ICOA for $400 million

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In a move that will expand its broadband presence beyond its Fiber project, Google announced today that it has acquired wireless Internet network provider ICOA Inc. for $400 million in a move that will “further diversify it’s already impressive portfolio of companies.” ICOA provides wireless and wired networks in high-traffic public...
Google acquires wireless Internet network provider ICOA for $400 million

Boingo's Adds VPN and Crowdsource Hotspot Data to its Wi-Fi Software

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Boingo’s free Wi-Finder software is gaining two useful new tricks. First of all, it ads technology that can help people when logging into unprotected hotspots. Traditionally, so-called virtual private networking (VPN) software was used to log into a corporate firewall. But VPNs also serve another important purpose, they help secure...
Boingo's Adds VPN and Crowdsource Hotspot Data to its Wi-Fi Software

Boingo Partners with Transit Wireless to Bring WiFi to NYC’s Subway Stations

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(flickr.com/rafaj) Back in February, Transit Wireless, the company formed to carry out the implementation of a new wireless network for New York's transit system, announced that it would be bringing wifi to 30 of New York's subway stations. On that day, millions of satisfied sighs could be heard echoing across...
Boingo Partners with Transit Wireless to Bring WiFi to NYC’s Subway Stations

Google and Boingo to furnish malls with free Wi-Fi

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Riding on a free hotspots project for New York City's subway stations, the two companies now say they're bringing free Wi-Fi to select shopping malls. [Read more]...
Google and Boingo to furnish malls with free Wi-Fi

Wall Street Journal to offer free WiFi hotspots in NYC and San Francisco during September

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Oh New Yorkers and their marvelous, no-cost WiFi access points. Only a few days after Google Offers and Boingo happily announced they'd brought gratis wireless connectivity to additional underground locations within the city, The Wall Street Journal is now let it be known it too will be kind enough...
Wall Street Journal to offer free WiFi hotspots in NYC and San Francisco during September

Roaming: the missing piece to the smartphone-Wi-Fi puzzle

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We have written a lot about the new generation of hotspots coming out this year that will make it snap for your smartphone to connect seamlessly to your mobile operator’s Wi-Fi hotspots. But what about hotspots that your carrier doesn’t manage? It turns out the world of Wi-Fi roaming is...
Roaming: the missing piece to the smartphone-Wi-Fi puzzle

RT @gigaom: Boingo Brings $1.99 Pay-Per-Use Wi-Fi To Apple’s iPad http://dlvr.it/Mz7P

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RT @gigaom: Boingo Brings $1.99 Pay-Per-Use Wi-Fi To Apple’s iPad http://dlvr.it/Mz7P
Google continues its ISP march with $400 million purchase of public Wi-Fi provider ICOA
Sandy Likely to Delay Subway Wireless Rollout

Google-sponsored free WiFi coming to US malls

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Google and Boingo intend to bring free WiFi to a select few malls in the US, reported Gigaom on Tuesday. The only catch is that users will need to view an ad for Google Offers when connecting to the service. After that, it's open season on Boingo's routers. Boingo's primary...
Google-sponsored free WiFi coming to US malls

JiWire serves up location-based ads over airport Wi-Fi

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Location-based ad provider JiWire is working with hotspot ISP Advanced Wireless Group to support the latter’s free ad-supported Wi-Fi service in airports. As consumers become more and more reluctant to pay for Wi-Fi, hotspot providers are looking to monetize their connections through advertising and sponsorship. Operating today in 15 U.S....
JiWire serves up location-based ads over airport Wi-Fi

A burger, fries and Wi-Fi: Boingo connects Wendy's fast food joints

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Boingo’s already extensive Wi-Fi hotspot network is about to get a little bigger (and perhaps a little greasier). The Wi-Fi aggregator has signed a deal with The Wendy’s Company to install and manage access points in its US and Canadian restaurants. There are about 6000 Wendy’s locations in North America,...
A burger, fries and Wi-Fi: Boingo connects Wendy's fast food joints
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