Boingo and Nintendo Team to Connect Nintendo 3DS Users On-the-Go

Nintendo Extends Free Wi-Fi Service for Nintendo 3DS Users to 42 Boingo Airports in North America

LOS ANGELES & REDMOND, Wash.--()--Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIFI), the Wi-Fi industry’s leading provider of software and services worldwide, today announced an agreement with Nintendo of America Inc. that provides Wi-Fi access to Nintendo 3DS™ owners via 42 of Boingo’s North American airports.

The agreement enables Nintendo 3DS owners to stay connected when traveling through one of Boingo’s managed and operated airport networks – including Chicago O’Hare, New York JFK and Houston George Bush Intercontinental airports. Nintendo 3DS users who bring their devices with them on their travels will be automatically connected for free to participating Boingo hotspots.

“As the global leader in airport Wi-Fi, Boingo is an ideal wireless provider for the millions of Nintendo 3DS users who want to stay connected as they travel,” said Zach Fountain, Nintendo of America’s Director of Strategic Partnerships. “Nintendo 3DS is our most connected device ever, and this agreement will allow people to stay entertained while they’re on the go. Whether it’s accessing special offers and content, downloading items from the Nintendo eShop, receiving surprise SpotPass content, or automatically receiving 3D videos from the Nintendo Video service, there have never been more reasons to connect.”

“With the holiday season approaching, more leisure travelers and families with children will fill our airports and have access to our hotspots,” Colby Goff, senior vice president of strategy and business development for Boingo Wireless. “Our state-of-the-art networks will provide Nintendo 3DS users with seamless connectivity and fast, reliable service to help them make the most of their travel downtime.”

Nintendo Zone will become available at participating Boingo hotspots with the next Nintendo 3DS system update, available December 8th, which will offer users a range of new features and enhancements. The Wi-Fi access is available at no additional cost to Nintendo 3DS users.

The Nintendo 3DS system, which offers gameplay featuring real 3D graphics without the need for special glasses, includes the SpotPass™ feature, which when enabled, allows the system to detect wireless hotspots or wireless LAN access points and obtain information, game data, free software, videos and more—even when the system is in Sleep Mode.

Boingo joins Nintendo’s current roster of hotspot partners, who together provide Wi-Fi connectivity for Nintendo 3DS users at more than 29,000 locations across the country. To find a participating location, go to

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 400,000 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 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

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Release Summary

Boingo Wireless, Inc., the Wi-Fi industry’s leading provider of software and services worldwide, today announced an agreement with Nintendo of America Inc. to provide Wi-Fi access to 3DS Owners.


Weber Shandwick for Boingo Wireless, Inc.
Katie O’Neill, 310-854-8238