Los Angeles-based Boingo Wireless, which operates a worldwide network of Wi-Fi hotspots, said today that it has inked a deal with KT, the largest telephony carrier in South Korea. According to the firm, Boingo will provide global Wi-Fi roaming services to customer of KT, through its network of 125,000 plus Wi-Fi hotspots. Boingo said that it will also provide a rebranded version of its Wi-Fi software to KT. Boingo has created a global Wi-Fi network via agreements with local Wi-Fi hotspot providers and telecom firms, which allows users to use a single sign on and billing plan to access those Wi-Fi hotspots. The firm also operates its own network of Wi-Fi hotspots at airports and other public locations. No details on the financial terms between Boingo and KT were announced.
Top NewsWednesday, July 28, 2010
Boingo Inks Deal With South Korean Carrier