List/Grid Tag Archives: Ku Band

NBAA: ViaSat showcases in-flight connectivity solutions

NBAA: ViaSat showcases in-flight connectivity solutions

With the ViaSat-2 service launch set for 2018, ViaSat says it is bringing in-flight connectivity solutions to market today that will help large cabin business jets easily transition to what… Read more »

Gogo completes 110 2Ku inflight connectivity installs in Q3

Gogo completes 110 2Ku inflight connectivity installs in Q3

Gogo announced today that it completed 110 installations of its 2Ku inflight connectivity solution in the third quarter of 2017. The company had a total of 340 2Ku installed aircraft… Read more »

Lufthansa Technik signs MoU with Air Esurfing in China

Lufthansa Technik signs MoU with Air Esurfing in China

Lufthansa Technik AG has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chinese company Air Esurfing (ARE) to provide connectivity services to Chinese airlines. The country’s largest communication company, Air Esurfing… Read more »

APEX: Rockwell Collins positive about acquisition activities

APEX: Rockwell Collins positive about acquisition activities

Rockwell Collins has completed its acquisition of B/E Aerospace, but now faces its own acquisition journey with UTC. Richard Nordstrom, Director, Global Air Transport Cabin Systems Marketing, Rockwell Collins, said:… Read more »

APEX: Panasonic Avionics delivers very upbeat forecast

APEX: Panasonic Avionics delivers very upbeat forecast

Panasonic Avionics has given the press an update on its business at a media conference held at the Apex Expo in Long Beach, California. David Bruner, Panasonic Avionics Vice President,… Read more »

Gogo Business Aviation goes global with Ku-band connectivity

Gogo Business Aviation goes global with Ku-band connectivity

Gogo Business Aviation is expanding its reach to become a global provider with the announcement of a high throughput satellite (HTS) Ku-band inflight connectivity service for business aviation. The new… Read more »

SES selects Arianespace for launch of SES-17 satellite

SES selects Arianespace for launch of SES-17 satellite

SES has selected Arianespace to launch its high-power, high-throughput Ku-band satellite SES-17 on an Ariane 5 in 2021 from Kourou, French Guiana. The satellite will deliver high-speed inflight connectivity and… Read more »

L/Ku/Ka-band satellites – what does it all mean?

L/Ku/Ka-band satellites – what does it all mean?

Originally published three years ago, this feature on the differences between L-, Ku-and Ka-band inflight connectivity systems has been one of our most popular. It has now been updated with… Read more »

Virgin Atlantic is first airline in Europe to be fully connected

Virgin Atlantic is first airline in Europe to be fully connected

Virgin Atlantic says it has become the first airline in Europe to offer Wi-Fi across its entire fleet, ensuring customers can remain connected across flights to and from the US,… Read more »

Alaska Airlines selects Gogo 2Ku for entire Boeing / Airbus fleet

Alaska Airlines selects Gogo 2Ku for entire Boeing / Airbus fleet

Gogo has been selected by Alaska Airlines to install its Gogo 2Ku Ku-band inflight connectivity solution on its entire Boeing and Airbus fleet. Gogo says 2Ku delivers an internet experience… Read more »

GEE Airconnect 3.0 now available as line-fit on Boeing 737 MAX

GEE Airconnect 3.0 now available as line-fit on Boeing 737 MAX

Global Eagle Entertainment says it is now offering its Airconnect 3.0 inflight Wi-Fi system for factory installation on the Boeing 737 MAX family of aircraft. It says the equipment is… Read more »

Virgin Australia to roll-out inflight Wi-Fi with Gogo 2Ku

Virgin Australia to roll-out inflight Wi-Fi with Gogo 2Ku

Virgin Australia has announced details of its plans to roll out wireless inflight connectivity on the majority of its domestic and international aircraft, becoming the only Australian airline to offer… 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 »

Gogo’s next-generation inflight modem enters service

Gogo’s next-generation inflight modem enters service

Gogo has announced that its next-generation modem for its Ku-band inflight connectivity services has been introduced into commercial airline service. It says the proprietary features of the new device will… Read more »

US Government extends ViaSat contract for in-flight connectivity

US Government extends ViaSat contract for in-flight connectivity

The United States Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has extended its contract with ViaSat to continue to provide senior leaders and support staff with in-flight broadband and connectivity services. As… Read more »

Panasonic Avionics brings inflight connectivity to Air China

Panasonic Avionics brings inflight connectivity to Air China

Air China has selected inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) solutions from Panasonic Avionics for its fleet of Airbus A350 aircraft. Under the terms of the agreement, Panasonic will provide its… Read more »

$416m Global Eagle Entertainment investment deal collapses

$416m Global Eagle Entertainment investment deal collapses

HNA Group’s proposed $416 million investment in Global Eagle Entertainment has collapsed after the two companies failed to get U.S. regulatory approval. HNA’s Beijing Shareco Technologies Co. planned to invest… Read more »

Global Eagle wins contract for Norwegian Air Shuttle B737NGs

Global Eagle wins contract for Norwegian Air Shuttle B737NGs

Global Eagle Entertainment has won a new five-year contract with Norwegian Air Shuttle for enhanced WiFi connectivity, live television, portal-based content, services and support. The new agreement covers Norwegian Air… Read more »

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