ICOA Powers Wi-Fi at 27 Airports; Announces New Service for Grand Rapids (GRR) and San Luis Obispo (SBP)
WARWICK, R.I., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ICOA, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ICOA), a national provider of wireless broadband Internet networks and managed services in high-traffic public locations, today announced the addition of service to two new airports: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) of Grand Rapids, Michigan and San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) in California. ICOA dba ICOA Airport Networks currently provides service to twenty-seven airports nationally which serve more than sixty-five million annual passengers. Eighteen ICOA-powered airports have full-facility public and private Wi-Fi coverage. Nine additional airports have wireless and wired service covering select high-traffic public areas. GRR, Michigan's second busiest commercial airport, serves over two million annual passengers. San Luis Obispo, located in the Central Coast region of California, serves over three hundred thousand annual passengers. The ICOA-powered networks will provide full coverage to both passenger terminals with public broadband wireless Internet access, as well as wholesale and secured private networks for operational needs. ICOA will provide complete management, maintenance, customer care and the full suite of its back-office solutions, including authentication and reporting. "We are pleased to partner with Gerald R. Ford and San Luis Obispo Airports to provide their customers with this valuable service, backed by the support of ICOA's rapidly growing sales, marketing, operational, engineering and customer care teams," said Pam Brown, Vice President of ICOA Airport Networks. "ICOA has rapidly become a national provider of broadband wireless services to airports and we are looking to continue our aggressive growth in this promising area." The new high-speed broadband wireless Internet networks will offer passengers secure, convenient wireless Internet access from anywhere in the terminal. The public service does not require users to install or use proprietary software. Passengers with Wi-Fi-enabled laptops or PDAs will be able to connect to the Internet to check their e-mail, access their corporate servers, download documents and surf the Web with unlimited access from anywhere in the airport. Airport information, such as flight schedules, ground transportation information, passenger services and security bulletins can also be accessed from the Wi-Fi portals at each airport facility. About ICOA, Inc. ICOA, Inc. is a national provider of neutral-host wireless and wired broadband Internet networks in high-traffic public locations. ICOA provides design, installation, operations, maintenance and management of neutral, common-use 802.11x standard WLAN Wi-Fi hot spot and hot zone infrastructure throughout airport facilities, quick-service restaurants, universities, travel plazas, marinas, hospitality and municipal/hot zone locations. ICOA owns or operates over 1,400 broadband access installations in high-traffic locations across 45 states. For additional information, visit http://www.icoacorp.com. To subscribe to ICOA's email alert system, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information regarding ICOA, contact ICOA CEO Rick Schiffmann at (401) 352-2360 or email email@example.com. The foregoing contains "forward-looking statements," which are based on management's beliefs, as well as on a number of assumptions concerning future events and information currently available to management. Readers are cautioned not to put undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which are not a guarantee of performance and are subject to a number of uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside ICOA's control, that could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements. For a more detailed description of the factors that could cause such a difference, please see ICOA's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. ICOA disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. This information is presented solely to provide additional information to further understand the results of ICOA.
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