Neutral Host Network Now Live with Tier One Carrier at ‘America’s Best Airport’ that Serves More than 19 Million Passengers Annually
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ: WIFI), the leading distributed antenna system (DAS) and Wi-Fi provider, has expanded its network footprint with the launch of a neutral host cellular DAS at Portland International Airport (PDX). The DAS network improves cellular coverage and capacity at the airport and is operated by Boingo as part of a multi-year agreement with the Port of Portland.
“PDX is a major addition to Boingo’s DAS portfolio, a core growth driver of our business,” said Boingo CEO Mike Finley. “We’re pleased to launch the airport’s DAS with a leading carrier and look forward to leveraging our neutral host model to bring on more partners and efficiently manage their network densification needs.”
Boingo is the largest operator of airport DAS and Wi-Fi networks in the U.S. Its neutral host approach enables large venues like airports and stadiums to work with one source to fulfill all connectivity needs. Networks are built for multi-carrier coverage and designed to accommodate mobile data demands of the 5G era.
“After a competitive RFP process, we selected Boingo for its ability to act as a one-stop shop for cellular connectivity at PDX,” said Shane Andreasen, Director, PDX Terminal Business & Properties, Port of Portland. “The partnership is part of our commitment to enhance the passenger experience with next generation tech amenities that make traveling through ‘America’s Best Airport’ even more convenient and enjoyable.”
PDX has been named “Best U.S. Airport” by Travel + Leisure for seven consecutive years. The new Boingo DAS network is now live in Concourses C and D, and in the North and South pedestrian tunnels, with additional coverage expected to launch in 2020.
About Boingo Wireless
Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIFI) helps the world stay connected. Our vast footprint of DAS, Wi-Fi and small cells reaches more than a billion people annually, making Boingo one of the largest providers of indoor wireless networks. You'll find Boingo connecting people and things at airports, stadiums, military bases, convention centers, multifamily communities and commercial properties. To learn more about the Boingo story, visit www.boingo.com.
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