Boingo launches new hotspot Wi-Fi network at Chicago O'Hare

Thursday 5 September 2013 | 16:10 CET | News
DAS and Wi-Fi provider, Boingo Wireless has launched a commercial new hotspot Wi-Fi network at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The Passpoint-enabled network, "Boingo PassPoint," allows for seamless roaming and carrier offload, automating network identification, authentication and encryption without user intervention. It is now live and available for end-to-end testing by mobile carriers, Wi-Fi operators and handset manufacturers. The Wi-Fi network at ORD uses equipment that has been Passpoint certified by Wi-Fi Alliance. Passpoint-certified networks are based on the Wi-Fi Alliance

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Companies: Boingo Wireless
Countries: United States
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