Carey Houston Equips Its Entire Chauffeur-Driven Fleet with Wireless Internet Access

WASHINGTON, June 18 / / -- Carey Houston, a member of the Carey International, Inc.'s global franchise system of chauffeured vehicle service companies, announced today that it is installing wireless internet equipment in its entire fleet of vehicles. All Carey Houston customers will now be able to access the Internet during trips through either a Wi-Fi or Ethernet connection.

"This value-added service will be offered in all of our vehicles for no additional charge," said Thomas Nielsen, Carey Houston, General Manager. "We have been testing a variety of equipment and service providers for a period of time and feel we have selected the best possible combination to provide quality, speed and dependability to our customers," added Nielsen. "The response from the business executives and VIPs that make up the majority of our customers has been extremely positive. More than almost any other tool available to business travelers, this service makes their time in the vehicle more productive," Nielsen continued. The wireless service complements the "mobile office" capabilities found in all signature Carey Town Cars: a writing desk, cell phone, 110 volt outlet, satellite radio and extra power points.

To provide customers with the in-car Internet service, Carey uses mobile cellular routers designed by WAAV, of Cambridge, MA. With WAAV routers, users are able to create their own mobile Wi-Fi hotspots at broadband speeds wherever they are, instead of depending on hotspots from "brick and mortar" locations such as airports, cafes or hotels.

Commenting on the new service, Gary Kessler, President and CEO of Carey said, "As one of Carey's premier franchises, Carey Houston has twenty-five years of team experience helping Carey grow to become the leading global provider of chauffeured services. Innovation and client service initiatives such as Carey Houston's decision to make its Houston fleet WiFi-capable are the heart of our continued success."

Established in 1982 Carey Houston is part of a Carey global franchise network of chauffeured vehicle services companies that provides services in 550 cities and 65 countries. "Carey Houston has the area's most experienced team and is known for a passionate commitment to service and attention to detail," said Kessler. "This reputation was built by serving the community with an unmatched focus on 'Delivering Perfection, One Trip at a Time.'" Carey Houston operates a fleet of late model sedans, limousines, executive vans, mini-buses and features world class technology dedicated to serve the corporate client. For more information, visit or call (713) 772-5277.

About WAAV:

WAAV is the world's leader in the mobile cellular router industry. Founded in 2004, WAAV designs the Air Box line of mobile access points, which enable users to surf the Internet at broadband speeds while in motion. WAAV's products have been featured in magazines such as Entrepreneur and Business 2.0. Based in Cambridge, MA, WAAV continues to introduce innovative products in the cellular router market and has customers in various industries throughout the world. For more information, please visit to learn more.

About Carey International

Carey International is the world's premier provider of limousine services and luxury ground transportation with locations in over 550 cities and 65 countries. Since 1921, the Carey brand has represented uncompromising reliability and impeccable professionalism, safety, security and quality. Carey provides a full range of chauffeured services, including luxury airport limousine services as well as transportation for road shows, special events and tours. Certified professional chauffeurs, a state-of-the-art fleet of luxury vehicles and an industry-leading quality assurance program, set the standard for luxury limousine and executive car services. Carey also has the only Meeting and Events division in the chauffeured transportation industry, providing end-to-end event transportation and meeting management services including planning, logistics, on-site coordination and centralized billing. For more information, please visit

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