Boingo Adds 1,600+ Hotspots in Japan

Boingo Wireless is adding more than 1,600 additional locations in Japan through a roaming partnership with NTT Communications

April 13, 2010

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LOS ANGELES -- Boingo Wireless, the world's largest network of Wi-Fi hotspots, is adding more than 1,600 additional locations in Japan through a roaming partnership with NTT Communications, one of the largest Wi-Fi providers in Asia. This brings Boingo’s total footprint to well over 6,500 hotspots in Japan and 125,000 hotspots around the world.

The addition of the hotspots to the Boingo® Roaming Network maximizes Boingo's reach in Japan and enables people to get online with their smartphones or laptop computers in the most popular locations across the country.

Boingo customers can get online at NTT Communications Wi-Fi locations immediately; select Boingo® Platform Service Partners that wholesale Boingo’s global WiFi access products, and their customers, will gain access in the future.

NTT Communications locations include selected venues of: New Otani and Prince Hotels; restaurants such as Global-Dining chains; coffee shops like PRONTO and Tully’s Coffee; as well as retailers, business facilities, libraries, airports, and train stations along the country’s major business backbone.

“The addition of NTT Communications’ extensive Wi-Fi network means that Boingo customers now have Internet access to just about every commercial hotspot in Japan,” said Allen Pan, director of Asia for Boingo Wireless. “Given the quality of their network and the premium locations they control, this is an exceptional addition for Boingo.”

Boingo Wireless Inc.

NTT Communications Corp. (NYSE: NTT)

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