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[November 07, 2012]
Boingo Wireless Signs Agreement with Oslo Lufthavn Tele and Data
Nov 08, 2012 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) -- Boingo Wireless, a provider of Wi-Fi software and services, announced a new agreement with Oslo Lufthavn Tele and Data to manage and operate Wi-Fi services at the three most highly-trafficked airports in Norway: Oslo Airport; Bergen Airport, Flesland and Stavanger Airport, Sola.
In a release, the Company noted that Boingo's Wi-Fi services are slated to launch at all three airports in December.
Boingo will broadcast its Boingo Hotspot SSID throughout the airports, and will manage the user experience at these Nordic destinations. Boingo Wi-Fi services authentication, roaming access and support to ensure quality connections for all users.
"Introducing Boingo's internationally recognizable Wi-Fi service to our Oslo, Bergen and Stavanger airports will offer our travelers flexible access options and meet their increasing need for fast, reliable connectivity," said Morten Eldevik, CEO and managing director of Oslo Lufthavn Tele and Data AS. "Boingo is a leading provider of Wi-Fi, and the company's neutral-host roaming platform will allow our passengers to stay productive and entertained without incurring expensive international roaming charges." "Norway's three largest airports are seeing strong international passenger growth. This is driven by the booming shipping and oil industries as well as increased tourism to the mountains and fjords of Norway. This makes them ideal additions to our growing portfolio of international airports," said Bjorn Thorngren, director of EMEA for Boingo Wireless. "The launch of our services at these key Nordic airports will ensure that more of our international customers can stay connected and save on international roaming fees as they travel for work or play." Passengers will be able to access Boingo Wi-Fi at all three airports via Boingo access plans, including Boingo Europe Plus, providing unlimited access at more than 200,000 hotspots throughout the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, and Boingo Global, providing flat rate access. Hourly and day passes will also be available for purchase.
Boingo services at the Oslo, Bergen and Stavanger airports will also be available to Boingo's roaming and platform service partners, including Orange France, TeliaSonera, Skype, LGU+, Korea Telecom, Telefonica, and Verizon, which wholesale Wi-Fi access from Boingo and provide self-branded Wi-Fi to their customers as part of their existing services.
Boingo and OLTD also have a continuing agreement that allows Boingo customers to roam onto OLTD's 43 other airport networks, which include Bodo, Tromso, Trondheim and other airports throughout the country.
Oslo Lufthavn Tele and Data is a joint venture of Oslo Airport and Telenor. The wireless network is set up and operated by OSL and Avinor, which owns and operates 46 airports in Norway. The company supplies telecommunication and data solutions to the corporate market and passengers at Oslo Airport and wireless solutions at all airports.
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