Boingo Debuts Carrier-Grade Server for OTA Handset Provisioning

Boingo Wireless Inc. has introduced the Boingo Configuration Server, which works with a wireless carriers OSS to provision Wi-Fi handset service over the air with no user intervention. It can be integrated into existing OSS systems via a SOAP API that controls the configuration servers capabilities, the company said. Carriers either can change the Wi-Fi […]

Boingo Acquires Concourse

Wholesale Wi-Fi network aggregator Boingo Wireless Inc., on Wednesday announced its acquisition of Concourse Communications Group LLC, an airport neutral-host wireless access systems operator. The acquisition combines Concourses neutral-hosting operations with Boingo’s global Wi-Fi network aggregation and wireless Internet access services for Boingo subscribers and partners. Boingo said the business lines are complementary with no […]

Boingo Moves to Acquire Concourse Communications

Boingo Wireless Inc., a wholesale Wi-Fi network aggregator, today announced it has agreed to acquire Concourse Communications Group LLC, an operator of neutral-host wireless access systems. Terms of the deal were not announced. Boingo will operate Concourses neutral-host networks in 12 leading U.S. airports, which represent 54% of enplanements (the number of passengers departing an […]

News Briefs

Wholesale provider Teleglobe International Holdings Ltd. agreed in late July to be acquired by Indian provider Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL). VSNL will pay $239 million for Teleglobe. The transaction should close in first quarter 2006. VSNL says the deal makes it the third-largest international wholesale voice provider, behind AT&T Corp. and MCI Inc. CLEC […]

reseller channel: Wi-Fi: For MVNOs, It’s Personal

Wireless market convergence continues apace with companies selling cellular, Wi-Fi, and, soon, WiMAX network products as bundled offers. While Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile USA already have bolstered their ARPUs by selling cellular and Wi-Fi service together, the mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) who rely on branding and marketing to gain customers could take the packaged […]


Posted: 3/2004 NEWS BRIEFS New Edge Networks Inc. announces it has expanded its broadband service for businesses by providing cable-modem access through Cox Communications. Under the agreement, New Edge will provide high-speed Internet access and WAN services to businesses with remote locations or telecommuters. Vonage Holdings Corp. has announced a co-branded partnership with Associated Network […]

News Briefs

Posted: 2/2003 News Briefs * SBC Communications Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc. have announced a marketing and sales agreement for a new class of managed business services that combine Cisco’s equipment and SBC’s transport and networking services. The two companies will jointly develop an indirect sales strategy for the services and to support the managed […]

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