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Boingo Wireless' logo. Click here to visit the Boingo website! PRESS RELEASE: Boingo Invites Shutterbugs to Give It Their Best Shots

Digital Photo Contest Winners to Score Boingo Wi-Fi-Enabled Samsung Digital Cameras

LOS ANGELES -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Got a knack for photographing that perfect moment or taking snapshots everywhere you go? Then enter Boingo’s “Hotspots and Snapshots” digital photo contest. Your photo submission could land you a new Wi-Fi enabled Samsung digital camera.

“We’re looking for snapshots that best represent Boingo hotspots, technology, travel and happiness”

To kick off its new Wi-Fi offering for Samsung digital cameras, Boingo -- the global leader in Wi-Fi -- invites you to express your photo artistry and then rally all of your friends and family in an effort to score a spiffy new Wi-Fi enabled digital camera.

There are four categories for photo entry, and the winner of each category will receive a Samsung ST5500/CL80 digital camera. The categories of entry are:

  • Travel

  • Technology

  • Happiness

  • Boingo Hotspots

Between now and July 22, amateur photographers can submit up to two photos. The two photos must be in separate categories.

Once entries are uploaded to the Boingo blog, each photo can be voted on by the Internet glitterati (including contestants’ families and friends). Once the popular vote ends on July 22, the top three photos in each category will be judged by a panel of professional photographers, who will choose a category winner.

“We’re looking for snapshots that best represent Boingo hotspots, technology, travel and happiness,” said Dawn Callahan, vice president of marketing for Boingo Wireless. “At the same time, participants have the creative latitude to submit photos that capture their unique take on the contest themes. To that end, we welcome the use of photo editing, whether through a program like Photoshop, a mobile app and/or the camera’s functions.”

Four winners will be awarded a Samsung ST5500/CL80 digital camera pre-loaded with three months of complimentary Boingo Wi-Fi. The ST5500/CL80 is a new, compact point-and-shoot camera with heavyweight features, including 14.2 megapixel image quality, HD video recording, premium lens, a touch-screen keypad, and Wi-Fi access to 125,000 Boingo hotspots worldwide.

The Boingo “Hotspots and Snapshots” photo contest is open to amateur photographers all over the globe. Complete contest details can be found at http://www.boingo.com/blog/?p=2002.

About Boingo Wireless
Boingo Wireless, Inc., the global market leader in Wi-Fi, makes it simple and easy for people to enjoy Wi-Fi access on their laptop or mobile device at more than 125,000 hotspots worldwide. With a single account, Boingo users can logon to the Boingo Network locations that include the top airports around the world, major hotel chains, cafés and coffee shops, restaurants, and metropolitan hot zones. Boingo, and its Concourse Communications Group subsidiary, operate wired and wireless networks at 58 airports worldwide that cover 42% of North American enplanements and 60% of United Kingdom enplanements, as well as the Ferries Division Wi-Fi network of the Washington State DOT. For more information about Boingo, please visit http://www.boingo.com.

Boingo, Boingo Wireless, Boingo Mobile, the Boingo Wireless Logo and Don’t Just Go. Boingo! are registered trademarks of Boingo Wireless, Inc. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

(First posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 16:49 EDT)

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