ICOA Powers Wi-Fi at 27 Airports; Announces New Service for Grand Rapids (GRR) and San Luis Obispo (SBP)

Dec 21, 2005, 00:00 ET from ICOA, Inc.

    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.
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     For more information regarding ICOA, contact ICOA CEO Rick Schiffmann at
 (401) 352-2360 or email rschiffmann@icoacorp.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.