Boingo Wireless To Deploy At The Grove, The Americana

Los Angeles-based Boingo Wireless, the operator of a network of Wi-Fi hotspots, said yesterday that it has inked a deal with Caruso Affiliated to provide Wi-Fi access at The Grove and The Americana at Brand. Financial details of the win were not disclosed. Boingo Wireless said service to the two Los Angeles shopping centers will roll out during June of this year. Boingo said the move by Caruso was aimed at providing services to Wi-Fi enabled smartphones. The firms pointed at the use of smartphones by users to compare prices and to find discounts while shopping. Boingo has been building out its own, Wi-Fi network recently at shopping centers, most recently also deals with malls in Colorado, Kansas, and Michigan.