Boingo Wireless SVP Rachel Rea Named One of New York’s Above & Beyond Innovators

Rea Honored for Positively Impacting the City and State through Innovation and Bringing Boingo’s World-Class Cellular and Wi-Fi Connectivity to New York Airports, Transit Hubs and Commercial Real Estate Properties

NEW YORK, JULY 11, 2023Boingo Wireless, a total connectivity provider of distributed antenna systems (DAS), Wi-Fi, and private networks, announced that its Senior Vice President of Operations Rachel Rea has been named to New York’s Above & Beyond: Innovators list. The list, presented by City & State Magazine, celebrates 50 influential and thought-provoking trailblazers from the public, private and nonprofit sectors who are pushing beyond conventional boundaries for a better New York.

Rea’s inclusion on the Above & Beyond: Innovators list highlights her outstanding contributions at Boingo to advance New York’s digital infrastructure to support smart, sustainable, connected operations for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Long Island Rail Road, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and leading commercial real estate developers. Her ability to problem solve and simplify complex connectivity challenges has helped deliver Boingo’s seamless 5G and Wi-Fi network solutions to customers and positively influenced the industry as a whole. This is the second year Rea has been recognized on this prestigious annual list.

“It’s an honor to be named a Top 50 New Yorker for serving our customers with world-class connectivity solutions,” said Rea. “The work we’re doing at Boingo directly impacts how New Yorkers live, work and play. As New Yorkers travel—whether on a train, bus or plane—Boingo’s cellular and Wi-Fi networks keep their phones, tablets and other devices connected on the go. Every day our networks ensure applications like mobile train tickets and streaming apps work seamlessly, making commutes more efficient. Connectivity in the 5G era is complex, but Boingo makes the complex simple.”

Boingo connects people, business and operations at New York’s transit hubs, tunnels, airports, retail locations, office buildings and high-rise developments. The company specializes in managing all 5G technologies across carrier cellular networks and Wi-Fi to reliably connect New Yorkers, streamline operations and enhance network security.

Boingo is proud to support New York Hall of Science, Girls Who Code, Path Forward, Dress for Success and minority-and women-owned businesses, as well as serve as an active member of the Regional Plan Association and the Association for a Better New York.

City & State’s Above & Beyond: Innovators list honors the outstanding achievements of influential individuals who push the boundaries of innovation and drive the government sector forward. Their relentless pursuit of progress inspires others to challenge norms and revolutionize their industries. These visionaries set new industry standards and pave the way for progress, pushing their colleagues with forward-thinking strategies.

About Boingo Wireless 
Boingo Wireless, Inc. simplifies complex wireless challenges to connect people, business and things. Boingo designs, builds and manages converged, neutral host public and private networks at major venues around the world. Boingo’s vast footprint of distributed antenna systems (DAS), Wi-Fi, small cells and macro towers securely powers innovation and connectivity in airports, transit stations, stadiums, military bases, hospitals, commercial properties and enterprises worldwide. Learn more at

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