WiFiRV Sets $1.5 M. Investment for 2009
WiFiRV, a provider of Wi-Fi Internet services in the U.S. for the outdoor recreational hospitality industry, reported continued growth for 2008 and a new budget of $1.5 million to invest in wireless services for the RV industry in 2009.
WiFiRV has prioritized where to invest through affiliation with property owner, management and financial investment groups in the RV industry, according to a news release.
“In 2002 we started WiFiRV when we recognized a need to help travelers stay connected on the road,” stated John Borg II, CEO and founder of WiFiRV. “We created simple Do-It-Yourself-Wi-Fi systems, complex managed bandwidth amenities, and everything in between to give owners a choice.”
Since founding WiFiRV, Borg has seen the benefits of Wi-Fi amenities in RV parks, resorts and campgrounds. Properties consistently report increased occupancies and loyalty. To date WiFiRV has invested $2.5 million in capital, labor services and equipment to bring parks online and continues to support the market.
WiFiRV “hot spots” are located in RV parks across the country, allowing travelers visiting the parks to access the Internet via their laptops. Headquartered in Westport, Conn., WiFiRV offers turnkey Wi-Fi packages for RV and campground owners that include award winning network design, personalized websites, e-mail services, installation, remote management and guest support services. WiFiRV has several hundred parks and campgrounds using their high-speed wireless network across the U.S.