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Boingo Wireless Releases Military 5G Guide: ‘The Critical Role of 5G and Wi-Fi on U.S. Military Bases’

Trusted Department of Defense partner issues comprehensive resource to help all branches of the military and federal government understand and deploy next generation communication infrastructure supporting mission readiness, national security and quality of life

Boingo Wireless, a leading provider of wireless solutions for the U.S. military, has released a new technology eBook titled “The Critical Role of 5G and Wi-Fi on U.S. Military Bases,” available now for download. The Boingo eBook advises how military leadership can leverage next generation wireless connectivity and cybersecurity to bolster mission readiness, establish installation resilience and enhance the lives of service members.

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Download Boingo’s 5G eBook for Department of Defense and military leadership.(Photo: Business Wire)

Download Boingo’s 5G eBook for Department of Defense and military leadership.(Photo: Business Wire)

In the dynamic world of military operations where national security is paramount, next generation communication infrastructure is essential to modern defense. Boingo is a trusted partner of the Department of Defense (DOD), providing neutral host cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity at more than 85 Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy and Homeland Security Training Center locations worldwide.

“At Boingo Wireless, we work every day to deliver connectivity that is essential for national security, mission success and the wellbeing of troops,” said Rebecca Gray, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Military at Boingo Wireless and Colonel, United States Air Force, Air National Guard. “The deployment of cutting-edge 5G and Wi-Fi networks on U.S. military bases improves the daily lives of those who wear the uniform and strengthens mission readiness—from Open RAN innovations to artificial intelligence, network security and the ability to receive and analyze information in real-time.”

“Connectivity has never been more important, but it has never been more complex to operate,” said Gray. “It is our privilege to introduce this eBook to help military leaders efficiently deploy fast, flexible communication infrastructure to stay ahead.”

Boingo supports the DOD by designing, building and managing technology-agnostic communication infrastructure that meets the unique needs of U.S. military bases, their mission and their people. Its network offerings include Wi-Fi for troops living in the barracks and on-base family housing; connectivity for military education and facilities on base including gyms, classrooms and offices; macro towers and small cells for seamless cellular service; private cellular solutions for secure 5G and IoT deployments, and residential fiber-to-the-home.

Key highlights of Boingo’s eBook include:

  • Impact of smart base digital infrastructure: Explore how neutral host 5G and Wi-Fi networks provide a clear competitive advantage, supporting mission effectiveness, base resilience, troop empowerment, speed-to-field and logistics efficiencies.
  • Critical wireless technologies: Accelerate critical innovation and troop connectivity with converged, reliable network solutions that feature 5G, Wi-Fi 7, edge cloud, network slicing and Open RAN.
  • Cybersecurity risk readiness: With cyberattacks becoming more and more advanced, understand how to integrate cyber defense into smart base architecture while being NIST 800-171 compliant.
  • Case studies: Examine Boingo’s network deployments at Camp Pendleton, Sheppard Air Force Base, Fort Drum and other U.S. military bases to see how next generation wireless advances mission preparedness and delivers ubiquitous Wi-Fi access for service members.
  • On-base connectivity expert: Stay ahead by connecting bases with Boingo, the U.S. military’s trusted partner for delivering secure connectivity on military installations worldwide, helping to ensure U.S. 5G leadership.

Download the eBook and learn more at

About Boingo Wireless

Boingo Wireless, Inc. simplifies complex wireless challenges to connect people, operations and things. Supporting the Department of Defense (DOD), Boingo’s tailor-made 5G and Wi-Fi networks connect more than 85 U.S. military bases and growing, servicing the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps. Whether it’s wired or wireless, Wi-Fi or cellular, one building or an entire base, Boingo provides custom, neutral host connectivity solutions for dorms/barracks, family housing, classrooms, training facilities, hospitals, commissaries and more. Boingo’s network solutions meet DOD risk management requirements and security policies. Boingo is a four-time HIRE Vets Medallion Award winner for hiring, training and promoting military Veteran talent. Learn more at


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