Boingo WiFi Available on MetroPCS Androids

Boingo Wireless and MetroPCS announced today that the Boingo Mobile app will be pre-installed on select Wi-Fi enabled smartphones offered through MetroPCS

December 22, 2010

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LOS ANGELES -- Boingo Wireless, the Wi-Fi industry's leading provider of software and services worldwide, and MetroPCS Communications, Inc., the leader in unlimited, no annual contract wireless communications services, announced today that the Boingo Mobile app will be pre-installed on select Wi-Fi enabled smartphones offered through MetroPCS.

The agreement - Boingo's first carrier pre-load deal - enables MetroPCS customers with Wi-Fi enabled smartphones to easily sign up for Boingo Mobile, an unlimited Wi-Fi service that includes access to more than 200,000 locations worldwide. The smartphone app provides easy, one-click access to more than 171 different networks around the world with a single username.

At launch, MetroPCS pre-loaded Boingo Mobile on the LG Optimus M and Huawei Ascend, which run on the Android operating platform.

"With approximately 7.9 million subscribers who believe in value-priced unlimited access plans, MetroPCS is a natural partner to distribute the Boingo Mobile app to its customers," said Dave Hagan, president and CEO for Boingo Wireless. "We look forward to further enhancing the MetroPCS customer experience through Boingo's fast, reliable, unlimited and globally-pervasive Wi-Fi service."

Boingo Wireless Inc.

MetroPCS Inc. (NYSE: PCS)

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