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
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.
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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.
SOURCE ICOA, Inc.