Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Boingo Ties Into Mobile Video Site
Los Angeles-based Boingo Wireless, which operates a network of Wi-Fi hotspots, has launched a promotion with Web 2.0 live video streaming firm Qik. According to the firms Tuesday, Qik will offer Boingo's services in a trial for 30 days, in addition to offering Boingo subscriptions to its users. Silicon Valley-based Qik allows smart phone users to stream video from their mobile phones, via wireless connections. Boingo offers Boingo Mobile, a downloadable application for smart phones which connects into the firm's network of Wi-Fi access points and partners. Financial terms of the partnership were not disclosed.