On June 24, distributed antenna system (DAS) and Wi-Fi provider Boingo Wireless announced the commercial availability of its enterprise private networks offering, currently being trialed at several major airports, sports and entertainment venues in the U.S.
Configured for interoperability, unified management and installation ease, the Boingo Private Networks platform can be implemented with 5G, LTE, CBRS, Wi-Fi 6 and multi-access edge computing (MEC) technologies, and works seamlessly alongside neutral host DAS and Wi-Fi footprints, according to the provider.
Per a company statement from the neutral host network operator:
Boingo Private Networks provide dedicated, secure wireless connectivity with enhanced capacity, control and coverage to enterprise customers—ideal to power digital operations, securely connect smart devices and drive operational efficiency.
Offering a network as a service (NaaS) model, Boingo designs, builds and manages private networks for its customers. The solution is ideal for customers who want the benefits of a cellular network that guarantees control and data ownership, while removing the hassle of network management.
“Businesses are accelerating their digital transformation to streamline operations, reduce overhead and provide a secure experience—and private networks from Boingo are an important piece of that transformation,” commented Michael J. Zeto III, senior vice president of global strategy and emerging businesses at Boingo.
He added, “Whether it’s creating a touchless customer journey, deploying robotics on the manufacturing floor, implementing advanced asset tracking, or introducing IoT for industrial safety, a Boingo NaaS Private Network provides a secure connectivity backbone that enables an enterprise to execute its vision, realize outcomes and own their own data.”
The operator says its Boingo Private Networks platform is designed for enterprise customers who want direct control over wireless coverage, location and quality. The platform delivers a reliable network to allow customers to maximize operational efficiencies and realize new levels of productivity. To securely enable a wide range of devices and services requiring connectivity, Boingo Private Networks are billed as an end-to-end solution, including design, installation, operation, maintenance and data analytics.
“Boingo is the only provider of a true converged, neutral host wireless private network,” concluded Boingo's Zeto. “That means we put the enterprise needs first and bring multiple technologies and spectrum together to efficiently provide the right solution for the right use case.”
To learn more, visit https://www.boingo.com/private-networks/.