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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ:WIFI) has been named "Best WiFi" service in Global Traveler 's annual GT Tested Reader Survey Awards for the eighth year. With more than one million hotspots around the world, Boingo fuels travelers' connected lifestyles with fast Wi-Fi on the go. "It's a tremendous honor to be voted as the best of the best in Wi-Fi by the readers of Global Traveler, now eight years running," said Dawn Callahan, chief marketing officer, Boingo. "Wi-Fi is like oxygen for travelers and we're proud that Boingo is their trusted lifeline for staying connected, whether sending selfies, working remotely or binge-watching their favorite show." Consumers can access Boingo Wi-Fi at airports, hotels, malls, coffee shops, stadiums and more. For a simplified experience, travelers can download the Boingo Wi-Finder app, which displays Wi-Fi location maps and sends hotspot notifications to mobile devices, among other features. Boingo also offers connectivity through Passpoint, a Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) technology that automatically connects travelers to Wi-Fi networks with no log-ins or passwords required. "I don't remember the last time I traveled without Boingo as my connectivity companion," said Peter Shankman, entrepreneur, frequent business traveler and author of the new book Faster than Normal . "For me Wi-Fi isn't an amenity, it's a necessity, making Boingo my go-to on the road. Cheers to its team for another well-deserved award." To celebrate its eighth win, Boingo is kicking off 8 Days of Giveaways on December 8, where consumers can enter to win a VIP travel tech kit that includes one year of free Boingo Wi-Fi and on-the-go tech essentials such as earbuds, a phone charger, flash drive and more. Head to Twitter and tweet @boingo what you are celebrating this year using the hashtag #BoingoCelebr8 to be entered to win and visit boingo.com/blog for terms and conditions. Boingo's Global Traveler GT Tested recognition adds to its 2017 award win roster. The company recently took home three wins in the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) Industry Awards for Best Converged Operator Deployment, Best Wireless Leadership and the Distinguished Member Award. Other recent wins include the 2017 Fierce Innovation Award for Best Next-Gen Wireless Deployment; 2017 Mobile Breakthrough Awards for Wireless Broadband Solution of the Year and Next-Gen Wi-Fi Operator Deployment of the Year; and the 2017 Timmy Award for Best Tech Work Culture. About Boingo WirelessBoingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIFI) helps the world stay connected. Our vast footprint of DAS, Wi-Fi and small cells reaches more than a billion people annually, making Boingo one of the largest providers of indoor wireless networks. You'll find Boingo connecting people at airports, stadiums, military bases, convention centers, and commercial properties. To learn more 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.