Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ: WIFI), a leading provider of software and services for the Wi-Fi market, has released an enhanced version of its Wi-Finder app for Apple’s iOS 6 operating system.
The updated app leverages new features in iOS 6 to simplify the connection experience for users of iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices, and makes it easier than ever to get connected to Boingo hotspots, says the company.
The Wi-Finder app for iOS 6 now automatically notifies users that Boingo can be used when the device connects to a Boingo hotspot and identifies Boingo networks in the Wi-Fi settings when several networks are available.
Boingo subscribers can also enable automatic login for participating Boingo hotspots, making Internet access fast, easy and seamless on an iOS 6 devices.
“Simply put, our newest app for iOS improves the user experience dramatically,” said Dawn Callahan, senior vice president of marketing and sales for Boingo Wireless.
“The new Wi-Finder app helps our customers find and connect to Boingo hotspots more quickly and easily than ever before by taking an active role in identifying Boingo networks and helping users get logged in as quickly as possible.”
The company says that the app connects to more than 600,000 Boingo premium hotspots worldwide with a single Boingo account.
The app’s location directory includes more than 150,000 additional free hotspots that have been validated by Wi-Finder users through a crowd-sourced approach.