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Airborne Wireless Network reports successful test flights

Airborne Wireless Network reports successful test flights

Airborne Wireless Network (ABWN) says it has completed “proof of concept” flights showing that high-speed data could be sent successfully from aircraft-to-aircraft and aircraft-to-ground and vice versa. ABWN is developing… Read more »

Gogo increases number of commercial aircraft online to 3,109

Gogo increases number of commercial aircraft online to 3,109

Gogo has announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017, showing a 9% increase in commercial aircraft online to 3,109. It also showed a 17% increase in… Read more »

SmartSky 4G LTE air-to-ground network being deployed

SmartSky 4G LTE air-to-ground network being deployed

SmartSky Networks has initiated the deployment of its 4G LTE-based air-to-ground (ATG) inflight connectivity network. Using 60 MHz of spectrum and patented beam-forming technology, SmartSky says its network will provide… Read more »

Inmarsat dismisses EC court challenge over EAN by its rivals

Inmarsat dismisses EC court challenge over EAN by its rivals

Inmarsat says that ViaSat’s court challenge surrounding its European Aviation Network air-to-ground inflight connectivity service is intended “solely to undermine its legitimate business interests”. It adds that ViaSat is trying… Read more »

Inmarsat / Airbus to equip airlines for European Aviation Network

Inmarsat / Airbus to equip airlines for European Aviation Network

Inmarsat has announced a strategic partnership for its new European Aviation Network (EAN) inflight broadband service with leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus. As part of a collaborative agreement signed at the… Read more »

Gogo brings Airshow moving map to business aviation

Gogo brings Airshow moving map to business aviation

Gogo Business Aviation and Rockwell Collins have brought the latter’s Airshow moving maps to customers in the business aviation market. Rockwell Collins says Airshow is the aviation industry’s leading moving… Read more »

SmartSky Networks secures $170m finance for ATG network

SmartSky Networks secures $170m finance for ATG network

SmartSky Networks has secured more than $170 million in a multi-tranche Series B financing, completing the equity funding for the deployment of its nationwide network. This completes funding for the… Read more »

IAG to be launch customer of Inmarsat EAN inflight connectivity

IAG to be launch customer of Inmarsat EAN inflight connectivity

Inmarsat has announced International Airlines Group (IAG) as the launch customer for its European Aviation Network (EAN) high-speed in-flight broadband service. Inmarsat’s EAN will jointly operate with its partner Deutsche… Read more »

Duncan Aviation and Gogo developing STCs for Gogo Biz 4G

Duncan Aviation and Gogo developing STCs for Gogo Biz 4G

Duncan Aviation is working closely with Gogo Business Aviation to develop Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) for Gogo’s new 4G service and Wi-Fi equipment. Duncan says it is excited for Gogo’s… Read more »

Research and Markets releases European inflight Wi-Fi outlook

Research and Markets releases European inflight Wi-Fi outlook

Research and Markets has announced the release of its “Europe InFlight Wifi Market Demand and Opportunity Outlook 2021” report. It says the global in-flight Wi-Fi market is segmented on the… Read more »

European Aviation Network (EAN) test flights completed in UK

European Aviation Network (EAN) test flights completed in UK

Inmarsat and Deutsche Telekom, together with technology partners Nokia and Thales, have successfully conducted a programme of test flights of the European Aviation Network (EAN) in the UK. Inmarsat says… Read more »

T-Mobile offering one hour free Gogo inflight connectivity

T-Mobile offering one hour free Gogo inflight connectivity

T-Mobile has teamed up with Gogo to offer an hour’s free in-flight Wi-Fi on Black Friday and the US Thanksgiving weekend. The free offers runs until the end of Saturday… Read more »

APEXEXPO: How does Gogo handle its social media presence?

APEXEXPO: How does Gogo handle its social media presence?

Gogo takes its social media presence very seriously. It has to – social media is the number one application used by its customers while in flight. So how does Gogo… Read more »

SmartSky receives FCC certification for 4G aviation use

SmartSky receives FCC certification for 4G aviation use

SmartSky Networks’ patented SmartSky 4G radio system has completed its major milestone of receiving FCC certification. This clears the way for deployment of the ultra-fast SmartSky 4G air-to-ground network later… Read more »

Gogo announces next-generation LTE ATG ground network

Gogo announces next-generation LTE ATG ground network

Gogo says it is developing its next-generation ground-based technology to better serve the connectivity needs of business and commercial aviation in North America. The technology uses 4G LTE technology to… Read more »

Gogo’s John Wade says 2Ku is now in full production

Gogo’s John Wade says 2Ku is now in full production

John Wade was recently appointed to the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Gogo. In his new role he has responsibility for both Gogo’s commercial and… Read more »

Gogo helping pilots avoid turbulence with real time app updates

Gogo helping pilots avoid turbulence with real time app updates

Gogo says that inflight connectivity is helping Delta make real-time updates to its Flight Weather Viewer app, providing forecasts and turbulence warnings. Turbulence is said to cost airlines approximately $100… Read more »

Travel agents to sell Gogo Wi-Fi passes through Sabre Red app

Travel agents to sell Gogo Wi-Fi passes through Sabre Red app

Gogo is to offer in-flight Wi-Fi passes to travel agents through its new Sabre Red App. The Gogo Red App will be available to US-based travel agents using the Sabre… Read more »

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