Sunday, May 8, 2005

Wayport Expands Roaming with Acquisition of NetPoint A/S

Wayport acquired NetPoint A/S, one of the largest providers of high-speed Internet access for the hospitality industry in Europe and the Middle East. The NetPoint acquisition brings with it more than 120 premium hotel properties across 24 countries including hotels from chains such as Accor/Sofitel, Mercure, Ibis, First, Hilton, Park Inn, Radisson SAS, Remmen, Scandic and Zleep -- as well as a number of privately held hotel properties. NetPoint is based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Wayport supplies Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g) wireless and wired Internet access in more than 9,000 locations, including nearly 900 major hotels, 6 major airports; 16 Laptop Lane airport business centers; McDonald's and Hertz locations; and other retail brands nationwide.

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