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Tested: Inmarsat GX inflight connectivity on Lufthansa in Europe

Tested: Inmarsat GX inflight connectivity on Lufthansa in Europe

“Get Connected” has tested Inmarsat’s Ka-band GX inflight connectivity solution over Germany aboard a Lufthansa Airbus A319 aircraft, with the system delivering up to 14.2Mbps to the passenger. The test… Read more »

Bombardier receives EASA certification for GX Ka-band internet

Bombardier receives EASA certification for GX Ka-band internet

Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today that its Ka-band high-speed internet system has been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for retrofit on all Bombardier Global aircraft models. The… Read more »

Inmarsat bullish after landing IAG for EAN solution

Inmarsat bullish after landing IAG for EAN solution

Inmarsat’s share price rose nearly 4% on Wednesday on news that International Airlines Group (IAG) is to be the the launch customer for its European Aviation Network (EAN) high-speed in-flight… Read more »

Hughes unveils new JUPITER aero system for IFC

Hughes unveils new JUPITER aero system for IFC

Hughes Network Systems has unveiled its JUPITER Aero System, saying it offers the industry’s fastest in-flight Internet connectivity speeds. Hughes says the new inflight connectivity solution is capable of supporting… Read more »

Thales, SES and Hughes announce agreements for FlytLIVE

Thales, SES and Hughes announce agreements for FlytLIVE

Thales, SES. and Hughes Network Systems have announced a set of strategic agreements to enhance the delivery of FlytLIVE, Thales’ inflight connectivity solution. Under the agreements, SES will contract capacity… Read more »

Gilat / Hughes to unveil Ku/Ka antenna for inflight connectivity

Gilat / Hughes to unveil Ku/Ka antenna for inflight connectivity

Gilat and Hughes are to unveil a new high-performance dual Ka/Ku-band aero antenna on the first day of the Satellite 2017 show. The new antenna from Gilat and Hughes supports… Read more »

Qantas staff test Ka-band inflight connectivity with ViaSat

Qantas staff test Ka-band inflight connectivity with ViaSat

Qantas has completed its first real-world trial of the airline’s inflight connectivity system during a three hour flight along the east coast of Australia between Sydney and Brisbane. The special… Read more »

Gilat to develop Electronically Steerable Antenna (ESA)

Gilat to develop Electronically Steerable Antenna (ESA)

Gilat has announced a joint development project with Airbus for an Electronically Steerable Antenna (ESA) antenna, as part of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme. The fully embedded airborne antenna… Read more »

Inflight connectivity: what next after Ka-band frequencies?

Inflight connectivity: what next after Ka-band frequencies?

There has always been a war of words between Ku- and Ka-band operators, with both claiming their service is better. But what about the future? Is there an alternative on… Read more »

Eutelsat poised for Ka-band joint venture with ViaSat

Eutelsat poised for Ka-band joint venture with ViaSat

Eutelsat says it is close to announcing a joint venture with ViaSat that will improve future Ka-band capacity for inflight connectivity. In its first-half results announced yesterday, Rodolphe Belmer, CEO… Read more »

Lufthansa Systems holds fashion show in the clouds

Lufthansa Systems holds fashion show in the clouds

Lufthansa Systems offered a special flight to New York’s Fashion Week, including the live streaming of presentations to passengers’ devices. Flight LH 400 from Frankfurt to the “Big Apple” hosted… Read more »

New Kymeta mTenna now one step closer to getting airborne

New Kymeta mTenna now one step closer to getting airborne

The Kymeta mTenna Ka-band flat-panel antenna for aircraft is one step closer to production with news that a Ku-band version is being developed for use on VIP and civilian armoured… Read more »

Eclipse sets up JetWave lab to support Inmarsat GX customers

Eclipse sets up JetWave lab to support Inmarsat GX customers

Eclipse has set up a new JetWave system lab in Paris to support customers using the new Ka-band Inmarsat GX Aviation inflight connectivity system. This has been prompted by the… Read more »

Lufthansa Technik develops new Ka-band antenna radome

Lufthansa Technik develops new Ka-band antenna radome

Lufthansa Technik has developed its first radome for Ka-band satellite connectivity. The innovative material layer structure of the TIOS (Two-In-One Solution) radome makes it possible to install Ka-band antennas, providing… Read more »

Gilat and Air Esurfing collaborate on inflight connectivity in China

Gilat and Air Esurfing collaborate on inflight connectivity in China

Gilat Satellite Networks has announced a strategic partnership with Air Esurfing, a fully-owned subsidiary of Air Media Group, to transform the domestic inflight connectivity (IFC) market in China. The partners intend… Read more »

Honeywell / EAD Aerospace gain EASA certification on A319

Honeywell / EAD Aerospace gain EASA certification on A319

Honeywell /EAD Aerospace has received European Aviation Safety Agency certification for its JetWave high-speed satellite communications hardware for Inmarsat GX Aviation on the Airbus A319. The certification allows JetWave to… Read more »

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