Boingo going private in $854 million deal

Boingo Wireless has agreed a US$854 million takeover deal by investment firm Digital Colony Management a year after it disclosed that it had been approached by a number of suitors.

Boingo bounces onto wifi handsets

Wifi hotspot operator Boingo Wireless has revised its tariffs and introduced a cheaper price plan for those who just want wifi on their phones. Boingo Mobile allows user of selected Nokia devices to automatically connect to Boingo’s network worldwide for $7.95/Eur5.95/£3.95 per month. The application works with selected Nokia S60-based smartphones and its Linux-based internet […]

Boingo in roaming deal with FON

Wifi hotspot operator Boingo Wireless said Friday it has signed a roaming deal with the FON network, which will take the service provider’s accessible hotspot base to almost 200,000 locations. FON, the Madrid-based hotspot operator will provide access to an additional 130,000 hot spot locations provided by businesses and individuals who add their own hotspots […]