Boingo Debuts Wi-Fi Service in Czech Republic Through Partnership with WideNet

Boingo(R) Roaming System Adds Hot Spots in Popular Restaurants, Hotels

and Shopping Centers in Capital City of Prague



Aug 15, 2005, 01:00 ET from Boingo Wireless, Inc.

    SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Boingo Wireless today
 announced a roaming agreement with WideNet, Ostrava, Czech Republic, to add
 its 36 Wi-Fi hot spots throughout Prague to the worldwide Boingo Roaming
 System.
     Boingo's first agreement in the Czech Republic includes hot spots in key
 business travel locations, such as restaurants, hotels and shopping centers
 throughout the city that are easily accessible for tourists and international
 business travelers.
     "Prague is a major international destination and a key link in our
 strategy to build a European network that provides business travelers with
 convenient locations in all countries," said Colby Goff, senior vice president
 of network strategy for Boingo.  "With WideNet as a partner, we know that we
 will be able to grow our network throughout the Czech Republic to keep up with
 user demand."
     "WideNet's business is setting up hotspots at the outdoor and indoor
 points where the Prague visitor or resident can count on convenient Wi-Fi
 access.  International roaming and clear marking of hot spot locations makes
 the difference between our network and countless WLAN networks throughout the
 country," said Martin Stanek, CEO of WideNet.
     Boingo gives business travelers the best choice of Wi-Fi hot spots in 50
 countries by combining the locations of over 100 leading Wi-Fi operators into
 one worldwide network.  Using a Boingo subscription and its free Wi-Fi client
 software, users can roam onto any of these locations.  The company leads all
 Wi-Fi integrators with a network of more than 18,000 Wi-Fi hot spots
 worldwide.
     Boingo also partners with service providers through the Boingo Platform
 Services program to allow their users to access these hot spots.  The program
 provides partners with access to this network, customized client software and
 a full suite of back-office billing, roaming, mediation and clearinghouse
 services to allow them to offer their own Wi-Fi service quickly and cost
 effectively.  To date, the company has announced Platform Services
 partnerships with BT Infonet, Earthlink, Fiberlink, Nextel Communications, MCI
 and Telecom Italia.
 
     About WideNet
     WideNet a.s., based in Ostrava, Czech Republic, builds and operates Wi-Fi
 hot spots throughout the Czech Republic to offer tourists and business
 travelers high-speed access to the Internet.  The company also works with
 companies nationwide to help them plan and operate their own networks.   More
 information about WideNet can be found at http://widenet.info.
 
     About Boingo Wireless
     Boingo Wireless, Inc. is an ultra-high-speed wireless Internet service
 available in thousands of locations such as hotels, airports, cafes and other
 public places in dozens of countries throughout the world.  Both directly and
 through major carrier and ISP partners, Boingo provides business travelers
 with a wireless broadband Internet connection to improve productivity while on
 the road.  Through its Wi-Fi software and Roaming System, Boingo makes finding
 and connecting to Wi-Fi networks point-and-click simple and secure.  More
 information about Boingo is available at http://www.boingo.com.
 
     Boingo is a registered trademark of Boingo Wireless, Inc.  All other
 trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
 
     Contacts:
      David Rodewald
      805-494-9508
      david@davidjamesagency.com
 
 

SOURCE Boingo Wireless, Inc.
    SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Boingo Wireless today
 announced a roaming agreement with WideNet, Ostrava, Czech Republic, to add
 its 36 Wi-Fi hot spots throughout Prague to the worldwide Boingo Roaming
 System.
     Boingo's first agreement in the Czech Republic includes hot spots in key
 business travel locations, such as restaurants, hotels and shopping centers
 throughout the city that are easily accessible for tourists and international
 business travelers.
     "Prague is a major international destination and a key link in our
 strategy to build a European network that provides business travelers with
 convenient locations in all countries," said Colby Goff, senior vice president
 of network strategy for Boingo.  "With WideNet as a partner, we know that we
 will be able to grow our network throughout the Czech Republic to keep up with
 user demand."
     "WideNet's business is setting up hotspots at the outdoor and indoor
 points where the Prague visitor or resident can count on convenient Wi-Fi
 access.  International roaming and clear marking of hot spot locations makes
 the difference between our network and countless WLAN networks throughout the
 country," said Martin Stanek, CEO of WideNet.
     Boingo gives business travelers the best choice of Wi-Fi hot spots in 50
 countries by combining the locations of over 100 leading Wi-Fi operators into
 one worldwide network.  Using a Boingo subscription and its free Wi-Fi client
 software, users can roam onto any of these locations.  The company leads all
 Wi-Fi integrators with a network of more than 18,000 Wi-Fi hot spots
 worldwide.
     Boingo also partners with service providers through the Boingo Platform
 Services program to allow their users to access these hot spots.  The program
 provides partners with access to this network, customized client software and
 a full suite of back-office billing, roaming, mediation and clearinghouse
 services to allow them to offer their own Wi-Fi service quickly and cost
 effectively.  To date, the company has announced Platform Services
 partnerships with BT Infonet, Earthlink, Fiberlink, Nextel Communications, MCI
 and Telecom Italia.
 
     About WideNet
     WideNet a.s., based in Ostrava, Czech Republic, builds and operates Wi-Fi
 hot spots throughout the Czech Republic to offer tourists and business
 travelers high-speed access to the Internet.  The company also works with
 companies nationwide to help them plan and operate their own networks.   More
 information about WideNet can be found at http://widenet.info.
 
     About Boingo Wireless
     Boingo Wireless, Inc. is an ultra-high-speed wireless Internet service
 available in thousands of locations such as hotels, airports, cafes and other
 public places in dozens of countries throughout the world.  Both directly and
 through major carrier and ISP partners, Boingo provides business travelers
 with a wireless broadband Internet connection to improve productivity while on
 the road.  Through its Wi-Fi software and Roaming System, Boingo makes finding
 and connecting to Wi-Fi networks point-and-click simple and secure.  More
 information about Boingo is available at http://www.boingo.com.
 
     Boingo is a registered trademark of Boingo Wireless, Inc.  All other
 trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
 
     Contacts:
      David Rodewald
      805-494-9508
      david@davidjamesagency.com
 
 SOURCE  Boingo Wireless, Inc.