Microsoft and Boingo to Offer Free Wi-Fi Across New York and San Francisco

The company will provide free wireless Internet access in key locations

Microsoft and Boingo have just announced a new partnership that will bring users living in New York and San Francisco free wireless Internet access in several high-traffic locations.

According to a press release issued by the two companies, the free hotspots will provide access to Microsoft’s Windows Store in six Manhattan subway station and in some other key areas in San Francisco.

A total of 200 locations will get free Wi-Fi in Manhattan starting November 1, the two companies said.

“We hope our Boingo Wi-Fi sponsorship will introduce the Windows 8 opportunity to app builders in NYC and San Francisco, while providing folks with Wi-Fi connectivity on-the-go,” John Richards, senior director at Microsoft, said in a statement trying to explain that this new partnership will also support the upcoming Windows 8.

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