Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ: WIFI), the leading DAS and Wi-Fi provider that serves consumers, carriers and advertisers worldwide, today announced an agreement with The Army & Air Force Exchange Service to provide on-base broadband Internet and Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) services, starting at more than a dozen of the largest Army and Air Force bases in the continental United States.
The long-term contract authorizes Boingo to provide Internet and TV service on large installations including Forts Bliss, Benning, Leonard Wood, Campbell and Irwin. Boingo’s Wi-Fi technology eliminates the need for expensive infrastructure upgrades and will enable service launch as soon as the first quarter of 2014.
“Our Boingo Broadband and Boingo TV offerings are designed to provide affordable services to our troops, and to fit their dynamic lifestyle,” said Tim Rout, vice president of military business development for Boingo Wireless. “We’re proud to be able to serve the connectivity needs of our Soldiers and Airmen, and provide a superior level of service that they can count on.”
Boingo’s connectivity solutions for the military provide flexible options with tiers of higher-speed Internet service and expanded TV programming available. In addition, military subscribers will also receive access to the Internet via Boingo’s global network of more than 1 million Wi-Fi hotspots.Through its acquisition of Endeka, an experienced provider of commercial Internet and IPTV services throughout military bases and federal law enforcement training facilities, Boingo also has long-term contracts to serve facilities at U.S. Marine Corps Installations West, the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy. For more information on Boingo Broadband and Boingo TV services at military bases and federal training centers, please visit http://www.boingo.com/partnerships/broadband/. About Boingo Wireless Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIFI) helps the world stay connected. Our vast footprint of small cell networks covers more than a million DAS and Wi-Fi locations and reaches more than 1 billion consumers annually – in places as varied as airports, stadiums, shopping malls, restaurants, universities, and military bases. The Boingo platform is the only monetization engine of its kind, driving revenue through carrier offload, advertising, location-based data analytics, and consumer products like IPTV, high-speed broadband, and Wi-Fi. For more information about the Boingo story, visit www.boingo.com. Boingo, Boingo Wireless, the Boingo Wireless Logo and Don’t Just Go. Boingo are registered trademarks of Boingo Wireless, Inc. 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 the company’s current expectations and assumptions regarding its 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. The company’s 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, 2012 filed with the SEC on March 18, 2013, and Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2013 filed with the SEC on August 9, 2013. Any forward-looking statement made by Boingo in this press release speaks only as of the date on which it is made. Factors or events that could cause the company’s actual results to differ may emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for Boingo to predict all of them. Boingo undertakes 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.