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Gogo Biz launches ATG 1000 connectivity and new data plans

Passenger on bizjet using a phoneGogo has launched its ATG 1000 – a new connectivity system well-suited for light jets, turboprops and owner-flown aircraft.

Using the the Gogo Biz network, the ATG 1000 enables high-performance e-mail with attachments and calling and texting with passengers’ own smartphones and mobile numbers.

The ATG 1000 is software-upgradable, giving customers the ability to add connectivity features, such as web browsing, at any time, simply by purchasing a software key.

In the future, the ATG 1000 is also expected to support select cockpit and operational applications.

Originally launched for the business aviation market in 2009, the Gogo Biz network service utilises Gogo’s unique air-to-ground technology, providing service coverage throughout the continental US and portions of Alaska and Canada above 10,000 feet.

John Wade, Gogo Business Aviation’s Executive Vice President and General Manager, said: “The ATG 1000’s affordability will make a connected in-flight experience accessible to a whole new category of aircraft. With high-performance e-mail and personal smartphone use, it’s basic connectivity that’s anything but basic.”

ATG 1000 shipments are expected to begin this summer.

Gogo has also announced a series of additional data plans for business aircraft operators.

Its says an important and rapidly-growing part of Gogo Business Aviation’s business is providing monthly voice and data airtime for Gogo Biz, SwiftBroadband and Iridium customers.

The company offers a full range of easy- to-understand plans along with a suite of tools and support services that help customers monitor and manage their monthly usage.

John Wade said, “As the popularity of in-flight connectivity continues to increase, choosing the right monthly plan is more important than ever.

“By making three additional plans available, we’re giving business aircraft operators more options and greater flexibility. Benefits include the predictability of an unlimited data plan and the opportunity to save thousands of dollars every month simply by bundling their in-flight connectivity services with Gogo Business Aviation – as well as the ability to consolidate their billing into a single monthly invoice.”

More information about the company’s voice and data plans is available by visiting business.gogoair.com.

Gogo Biz launches ATG 1000 connectivity and new data plans was last modified: April 8th, 2015 by Steve Nichols
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