Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIFI), the Wi-Fi industry’s leading provider of software and services worldwide, today announced a network access agreement with SK Telecom, the leading wireless communications operator in South Korea.
Boingo customers will have access to more than 75,000 SK Telecom hotspots in airports, hotels, convention centers, restaurants and office locations across the peninsula. Boingo’s roaming partners, including Wi2, BT Openzone and Orange France, can also extend network access to their customers, providing seamless roaming options for international travelers.
“SK Telecom has long been a pioneer in the mobile industry, and has built an advanced wireless network throughout Korea,” said Allen Pan, director of Asia Pacific for Boingo Wireless. “SK Telecom is an ideal partner to help us extend our coverage and alleviate exorbitant data roaming charges for our customers visiting and living in the region.”
“SK Telecom is committed to providing the most innovative mobile solutions to our customer base, which includes more than half of all mobile users in Korea,” said Mr. Sung Young Lee, senior vice president of the Collaboration Marketing Office at SK Telecom. “We’re pleased to add Boingo to our roster of global partners and to offer our award-winning services to Boingo customers from around the world.”Boingo offers a variety of Wi-Fi access plans for those living or traveling in Asia, including Boingo Asia Pacific, offering unlimited access to Boingo hotspots in the Asia Pacific region, and Boingo Global, enabling access to Boingo’s aggregated network of more than 500,000 hotspots worldwide, as well as options for the Americas, Europe and the U.K. and Ireland. Hourly and daily access passes are also available for purchase. 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 500,000 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 through its Concourse Communications Group subsidiary operates 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. About SK Telecom SK Telecom (NYSE: SKM, KSE: 017670) is Korea’s leading telecommunications provider with more than 25 million subscribers, which accounts for more than 50% of the total market. The company established in 1984, reached KRW 12.46 trillion in revenue in 2010. SK Telecom was the first to launch and commercialize CDMA, CDMA 2000 1x, CDMA EV-DO and HSDPA networks, and it currently provides cellular, wireless internet, mobile media, global roaming service and more. For more information, please visit www.sktelecom.com or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Boingo, Boingo Wireless, the Boingo Wireless Logo and Don’t Just Go. Boingo! are registered trademarks of Boingo Wireless, Inc. All rights reserved. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners. Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains “forward-looking statements” that involves risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Forward-looking statements can be identified by words such as “anticipates,” “intends,” “plans,” “seeks,” “believes,” “estimates,” “expects” and similar references to future periods. These forward-looking statements include the quotations from management in this press release, as well as any statements regarding Boingo’s strategic plans and future guidance. Forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations and assumptions regarding our business, the economy and other future conditions. Since forward-looking statements relate to the future, they are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that are difficult to predict. Our actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include regional, national or global political, economic, business, competitive, market and regulatory conditions, as well as other risk and uncertainties described more fully in documents filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including Boingo’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 filed with the SEC on April 13, 2012. Any forward-looking statement made by us in this press release speaks only as of the date on which it is made. Factors or events that could cause our actual results to differ may emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for us to predict all of them. We undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise, except as may be required by law.