Wi-Fi

Gogo Vision to Expand Across Delta Connection Fleet

Gogo Vision to Expand Across Delta Connection Fleet

Gogo announced that it will expand its Gogo Vision wireless in-flight entertainment service to Delta’s entire two-class and Delta Connection fleet of Gogo equipped aircraft. Installation on the airline’s domestic fleet is expected to begin in 2012 and be completed by 2013, with new international Wi-Fi service that includes Gogo Vision expected to be completed by the end of 2015. By the end of the upgrade, more than 950 Delta …

Boingo Wireless Updates Wi-Finder Data Tracker for iOS

Boingo Wireless Updates Wi-Finder Data Tracker for iOS

Boingo Wireless introduced a new, updated version of its Wi-Finder app for iOS. New features include a mobile data usage tracker to help iPhone and iPad 3G/4G users save money on cellular data charges by assisting them in staying within their mobile data plan limits. The app shows users how much data has been used on 3G/4G and Wi-Fi.
After automatically tracking cellular and Wi-Fi data usage in megabytes, the app …

Google Offers Expands Boingo Wi-Fi Hotspot Sponsorship Across U.S.

Google Offers Expands Boingo Wi-Fi Hotspot Sponsorship Across U.S.

Boingo announced that Google Offers has expanded its sponsorship of free and discounted Boingo Wi-Fi hotspots to 24 locations across the country. The sponsorship previously covered six NYC subway stations and over 200 Manhattan locations.
The new sponsored hotspots are located at select shopping malls in cities that include Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Tampa, where shoppers will have access to complimentary Wi-Fi. Travelers at 16 U.S. airports that include …

Google Offers and Boingo Bring Free Wi-Fi to NYC

Google Offers and Boingo Bring Free Wi-Fi to NYC

Boingo Wireless announced that it is partnering with Google Offers to provide free Wi-Fi in six Manhattan subway stations and at over 200 existing Boingo Hotzones.
The New York City Wi-Fi hotspots are available free for use from June 25 through September 7. Subway stations with coverage include the A, C, E, and L stations at Eighth Ave and West 14th Street; the C and E stations at Eighth Ave and …

South Korea Adds 75,000 Wi-Fi Hotspots

South Korea Adds 75,000 Wi-Fi Hotspots

Boingo Wireless, a wireless internet company, has announced it has partnered with SK Telecom, the largest wireless company in South Korea, to bring more than 75,000 Wi-Fi hotspots to the country.
The new hotspots will be available in airports, hotels, convention centers, restaurants, and offices across the country.
Boingo Wireless’s roaming partners, such as Wi2, BT Openzone, and Orange France will also be able to extend their network access to their customers …

Hotel Pet Peeves – What Bugs You the Most in 2012

Hotel Pet Peeves – What Bugs You the Most in 2012

While some things in a hotel are hopefully a given, such as a comfortable bed and fresh towels, other aspects of life on the road are not. Our readers travel on a regular basis for work and today this means Internet connectivity and lots of electrical outlets for charging and powering devices. Unfortunately, this seems to be where most hotels fall flat.  Our pet peeve poll sought to determine which …

Travel Alert: FBI Warns of Malware Via Hotel Wi-Fi

Travel Alert: FBI Warns of Malware Via Hotel Wi-Fi

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a warning to travelers that their laptops are at risk of being infected with malicious software when traveling abroad.
The malware is said to be delivered via pop-up messages telling the user to “update” one of several widely-used pieces of software.  The window is designed to look like a routine update for legitimate software products that frequently require such updating.  Clicking the pop-up starts …