LOS ANGELES--()--Boingo Wireless, Inc., the Wi-Fi industry’s leading provider of software and services worldwide, today announced that a special version of its Wi-Fi app for Android is now available to NOOK Color customers as a free NOOK App through the Barnes & Noble NOOK Bookstore™. The agreement with Barnes & Noble is Boingo’s first eReader partnership.
“Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Color Reader’s Tablet™ is a great example of a new wave of devices that can use Wi-Fi networks to provide a richer and more interactive experience to customers”
The Boingo Wi-Fi app enables access to more than 325,000 Wi-Fi hotspots around the world with a single click. One Boingo account, with a low monthly cost, gives customers direct access to over 125 networks with the same login.
“Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Color Reader’s Tablet™ is a great example of a new wave of devices that can use Wi-Fi networks to provide a richer and more interactive experience to customers,” said Colby Goff, senior vice president of strategy and business development. “Whether someone is browsing the NOOK Bookstore for her next great read or actively surfing the web, NOOK Color with a Boingo Wi-Fi account is a great combination.”
NOOK Color, which has access to one of the world’s largest collections of digital content, has built-in Wi-Fi and provides the most-requested tablet features from shopping for apps, books, magazines, newspapers and kids’ books to email connectivity and surfing the web. NOOK Color customers can use the Wi-Fi connection to share books and post favorite lines to Twitter or Facebook using the NOOK Friends™ feature.
About Boingo Wireless
Boingo Wireless, Inc., the Wi-Fi industry’s leading provider of software and services worldwide, makes it simple and easy for people to enjoy Wi-Fi access on their laptop or mobile device at more than 325,000 hotspots worldwide. With a single account, Boingo users can log on to 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 and its Concourse Communications Group subsidiary operate wired and 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.
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the world's largest bookseller and a Fortune 500 company, operates 705 bookstores in 50 states. Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, also operates 636 college bookstores serving nearly 4 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble conducts its online business through Barnes & Noble.com (www.bn.com), one of the Web's largest e-commerce sites, which also features more than two million titles in its NOOK Bookstore™ (www.bn.com/ebooks). Through Barnes & Noble’s NOOK™ eReading product offering, customers can buy and read eBooks on the widest range of platforms, including NOOK eBook Readers, devices from partner companies, and hundreds of the most popular mobile and computing devices using free NOOK software.
General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained via the Internet by visiting the company's corporate website: www.barnesandnobleinc.com.
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