Boingo Extends In Chicago

Los Angeles-based Boingo Wireless, which operates a network of Wi-Fi access points, said today that it has inked a deal to provide commercial and retail Wi-Fi in The Merchandise Mart in Chicago. The Merchandise Mart is a major trade show and convention destination. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Boingo said it will offer Wi-Fi to trade show exhibitors, as well as to the Merchandise Mart's retail shops, restaurants, and lobby. The Merchandise Mart hosts around 3 million visitors and 300 trade shows per year.