Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ: WIFI), the leading DAS and Wi-Fi provider that serves consumers, carriers and advertisers worldwide, announced today that the company has been named “Best Wi-Fi Service” in Global Traveler’s 10 th Annual GT Tested Reader Survey Awards.
With the 2013 honor, Global Traveler readers have chosen Boingo as “Best Wi-Fi Service” for three years in a row, and for four out of the last five years, a record number of wins in the category. The 10 th Annual GT Tested Reader Survey award winners were chosen by more than 22,000 of Global Traveler’s elite business and luxury traveler readers, who selected their favorite travel-related products and services of the year.
“2013 has been a year of milestones for Boingo, and one filled with new benefits for our customers. This year our global roaming network grew to more than 700,000 hotspot locations; we added more than 20 major new airports to our network; and we launched our award-winning Wi-Finder app for Windows 8 and released an enhanced version for our iOS users,” said Dawn Callahan, senior vice president of marketing and sales for Boingo Wireless. “We’re grateful to our customers and fans for propelling us to our Global Traveler ‘three-peat’ win.”
Boingo’s award-winning Wi-Fi service offers customers access to more than 700,000 premium Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide across the company’s aggregated global network, spanning more than 100 countries in partnership with more than 140 Wi-Fi network operators, as well as more than 300,000 crowdsourced free hotspots. The Boingo Wi-Finder app helps users find premium Boingo hotspots and the best available free hotspots worldwide through a color-coded location directory, and helps them connect securely using the Boingo VPN. The Wi-Finder app for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices also helps users save on cellular data charges with a customizable data tracker.Boingo is the world’s leading provider of airport wireless services, providing Wi-Fi in more than 75 airports around the globe, including Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International, London Gatwick and Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino. The company is the number one provider of airport Wi-Fi and DAS in the United States, with Wi-Fi and DAS services in airports including Chicago’s O’Hare and New York’s John F. Kennedy airports.