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NewsPoster Apr 9, 2013 05:06 PM
Boingo opens limited Wi-Fi access to AT&T global subscribers
Software and service provider <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/282969==http://www.boingo.com/wifi-plans/" rel='nofollow'>Boingo Wireless</a> today revealed a deal with AT&T allowing global roaming data subscribers to use Boingo's network of Wi-Fi hotspots globally. By way of the AT&T Wi-Fi Internataional App, users can locate and sign into the network operated by Boingo's subsidiary, Concourse Communications Group. The AT&T Wi-Fi International app is available to AT&T customers who subscribe to either the 300MB or 800MB AT&T Data Global Add-On package. Pay-as-you-go or other data cap packages are ineligible for the offering.<br />
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The total Boingo managed and operated network reaches more than 1.5 billion people worldwide annually. Boingo Wi-Fi hotspots at major international airports are available to AT&T customers today, with service continuing to expand throughout 2013. As part of the agreement, Boingo customers inside the United States are able to access AT&T's network of Wi-Fi hotspots, located at airports, restaurants, sporting arenas, and retail locations.<br />
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Both AT&T and Boingo Wireless are <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/282970==http://www.electronista.com/articles/12/02/23/commercial.nghs.coming.over.next.12.months/" rel='nofollow'>Wireless Broadband Alliance</a> (WBA) member companies with executives serving on the WBA Board of Directors. The companies also are currently participating in the WBA's Next Generation Hotspot trials for seamless Wi-Fi roaming.
 
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