The Wendy’s Company Chooses Boingo Wireless as Wi-Fi Service Provider
Boingo to Manage and Operate Wi-Fi Services in Participating Wendy’s Restaurants in North America
Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIFI), the Wi-Fi industry’s leading provider of software and services worldwide, announced today it has been selected by The Wendy’s Company to manage and operate Wi-Fi services at participating Wendy’s® company restaurants in the U.S. and Canada.
Boingo will operate the complimentary Wi-Fi services, installing and maintaining the networks and providing Wendy’s-branded customer support. Boingo will collaborate with The Wendy’s Company to deploy a consistent Wendy’s experience throughout the Wendy’s restaurants participating in the program, which include both company and franchise locations.
“Our partnership with Wendy’s is a significant milestone in our ongoing expansion into high-traffic consumer venues,” said Peter Hultgren, vice president of business development, Boingo Wireless. “Boingo has more than a decade of experience in enhancing the guest experience via our Wi-Fi, and in increasing customer engagement through collaborative marketing programs. We look forward to rolling out service to Wendy’s restaurants.”
As part of its Wi-Fi solution, Boingo will deploy a carrier-class network that is fully PCI compliant and includes network management capabilities to ensure a family-friendly guest Wi-Fi experience.
Boingo Wireless enables access to more than 500,000 hotspots worldwide for retail and wholesale customers, and operates wireless networks at a variety of large-scale consumer locations. The company is the number one provider of Wi-Fi in airports worldwide, operates Wi-Fi networks for six of the top mall operators in the U.S., and also manages Wi-Fi networks for numerous sporting arenas, convention centers and other quick service restaurant franchises worldwide.
About Boingo Wireless
Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIFI), the world’s leading Wi-Fi software and services provider, makes it easy, convenient and cost-effective for people to enjoy Wi-Fi access on their laptop or mobile device at more than 500,000 hotspots worldwide. With a single account, Boingo users can access the mobile internet via Boingo Network locations that include the top airports around the world, major hotel chains, cafés and coffee shops, restaurants, convention centers and metropolitan hot zones. Boingo through its Concourse Communications Group subsidiary operates wireless networks at large-scale venues worldwide such as airports, major sporting arenas, malls, and convention centers, as well as quick serve restaurants. For more information about Boingo, please visit http://www.boingo.com.
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