Q: Who is Boingo?
A: Boingo is a leading independent provider of cellular wireless solutions in the United States. Boingo has 17+ years of experience in the design, installation, operation, maintenance, and marketing of neutral host cellular solutions for retail locations, office buildings, airports, stadiums, arenas, convention centers,and more. Boingo’s networks can be found at premier properties including New York City’s World Trade Center Transportation Hub, San Francisco’s new Salesforce Transit Center, and many other commercial real estate locations throughout the country.
Additionally, Boingo is actively involved in the standard bodies and technical groups defining the next generation of wireless standards. This includes PasspointTM, LTE-U, LAA, LWA, MulteFire, CBRS and 5G. As newer technologies become available, Boingo’s deep understanding of the impact these technologies have on existing networks will be critical.
Q: How can Boingo’s solutions help credit unions?
A: Boingo’s innovative small cell solution can be deployed at credit union locations around the country where traditional cell towers struggle to penetrate. Putting these small antennas closer to your members not only boosts their cellular coverage, it also drives operational efficiencies through better-connected employees.
Q:How much does it cost to deploy a small cell network?
A: There is no cost to the credit unions to deploy these networks.
Q: What is the income opportunity for a credit union?
A: A credit union with 10 mini towers installed could expect to earn an average of $12,150 annually. This is based on current expected pricing and an average of three carriers in a given area.
Q: How long does it take to install a small cell network?
A: The network installs in a matter of days and causes minimal disruption to branch operations.
Q: Do Boingo networks work for all of the wireless carriers?
A: Yes. Boingo’s networks are neutral host, which means they are designed to work for all carriers, including the four Tier 1 carriers, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile. This neutral host approach ensures that all of your members get improved cellular service, regardless of the provider they choose.
Q: What else does the solution include?
A: Boingo offers an end-to-end solution which includes procurement, logistics management, installation, commissioning, testing, launch scheduling, operational support, project reporting, and the on-going management of carrier relationships.
Q: Does Boingo offer technical support?
A: Yes. The networks are monitored and supported 24x7x365 by Boingo’s Network Operations Center (NOC), located in the Los Angeles headquarters.