Boingo launches worldwide Wi-Fi access for selected Nokia mobile devices
Boingo Wireless has announced that Boingo Mobile is available for selected Nokia mobile devices. With the addition of Boingo Mobile, selected Nokia handsets and Internet Tablets can automatically connect to Boingo’s network of tens of thousands of hotspots across the globe for only $7.95/€5.95/£3.95 per month.
Owners of compatible Nokia Wi-Fi-enabled devices – including selected S60-based smartphones and Linux-based Internet Tablets – can download and install Boingo Mobile, which enables roaming access to the world’s largest network of public hotspots. The Boingo software identifies Boingo-enabled hotspots and automatically authenticates users with their Boingo account.
“Millions of Nokia customers worldwide can use Boingo Mobile to effortlessly connect to Boingo’s hotspot network, allowing them to enjoy bandwidth-intensive applications at blazing-fast speeds,” said Dave Hagan, Boingo president and CEO. “Boingo Mobile simplifies the connection process and eliminates the cumbersome task of navigating public Wi-Fi walled gardens.”
“This agreement reinforces Nokia’s commitment to become an Internet-driven experienced company – offering not only great devices but also exciting services around them,” said Nigel Rundstrom, vice-president, Nokia Multimedia. "With the introduction of Boingo Mobile software and service on selected Nokia S60 devices and Nokia Linux-based Internet Tablets, consumers now have an affordable, unified Wi-Fi roaming experience across the globe that is extremely easy to use.”
Boingo Mobile is now available as a downloadable application via Nokia Download! on the Nokia N95, N80, N80 Internet Edition multimedia smartphones, or at http://mobile.boingo.com/nokia/ for selected Wi-Fi-enabled Nokia S60-based devices.
At the beginning of November, Boingo Mobile will be accessible via Nokia Download! on additional selected Nseries smartphones as well as Eseries smartphones; via the Tableteer site on Nokia N800 and N810 tablets; and via Boingo’s web site at http://mobile.boingo.com/nokia/.
Boingo Mobile subscribers pay a monthly flat rate ($7.95/€5.95/£3.95) for unlimited high-speed Internet access at thousands of hotspots worldwide, including airports, hotels, restaurants, cafés, and convention centers. For a limited time, customers who sign up for service will receive the first month free.
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