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Global Eagle/Gilat demonstrate broadband connectivity via LEO

Global Eagle/Gilat demonstrate broadband connectivity via LEO

Gilat Satellite Networks has announced what it claims is the first-ever demonstration of an in-flight aircraft communicating at broadband speeds with a low earth orbit (LEO) satellite system. This industry… Read more »

Air France selects Global Eagle / Orange for inflight connectivity

Air France selects Global Eagle / Orange for inflight connectivity

Global Eagle Entertainment has announced that Air France has awarded a long-term contract for inflight connectivity systems and services to a collaboration between Global Eagle and Orange Business Services. The… Read more »

APEX: Canadian North chooses Global Eagle Airconnect Go

APEX: Canadian North chooses Global Eagle Airconnect Go

Global Eagle Entertainment has announced Canadian North Airlines as the first customer for its new Airconnect Go portable wireless in-flight entertainment solution. Per Norén, Executive VP and Chief Commercial Officer… Read more »

Hughes Jupiter infrastructure in place for Thales FlytLive

Hughes Jupiter infrastructure in place for Thales FlytLive

Hughes is gearing up to support Thales in the launch of its FlytLive regional Ka-band inflight connectivity solution for North America. David Shiff, VP of Enterprise Sales for Hughes, said:… Read more »

SES inflight connectivity revenue grew 30.4% in Q1

SES inflight connectivity revenue grew 30.4% in Q1

SES has announced “solid” financial results for the three months ended 31 March 2018 with reported revenues of EUR 477.6m and a net profit of EUR 98.2m. It said mobility… Read more »

AIX: Global Eagle selects Kontron ACE Flight 4608 Server

AIX: Global Eagle selects Kontron ACE Flight 4608 Server

Global Eagle Entertainment has selected Kontron ACE Flight 4608 server as a key component of its next-generation Airconnect inflight connectivity system. Starting in 2018, Global Eagle will deploy the ACE… Read more »

AIX: Global Eagle launches Airconnect Go wireless IFE

AIX: Global Eagle launches Airconnect Go wireless IFE

Global Eagle Entertainment has launched its all-in-one, portable, video-on-demand Airconnect Go wireless in-flight entertainment (WIFE) system that doesn’t require any installation. It says Airconnect Go combines a “proven, reliable hardware… Read more »

GEE posts loss of $357.1m for 2017, but remains positive

GEE posts loss of $357.1m for 2017, but remains positive

Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2017, recording a revenue of $160m in Q4, but a net… Read more »

Global Eagle expands inflight connectivity network with Hughes

Global Eagle expands inflight connectivity network with Hughes

Hughes Network Systems and Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) have announced two major enhancements to GEE’s global inflight connectivity network, bringing more capacity and faster speeds to airlines and their passengers…. Read more »

GEE announces new appointments and $150m cash injection

GEE announces new appointments and $150m cash injection

Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has announced two new appointments at the top and a $150m cash injection from Searchlight Capital Partners, a global private investment firm. With effect from April… Read more »

AIME event underlines importance of Middle East market

AIME event underlines importance of Middle East market

This week’s Aircraft Interiors Middle East (AIME) in Dubai highlighted the importance of inflight connectivity in the region. A record number of 4,541 trade visitors attending the two-day event at… Read more »

Global Eagle signs with SES for HTS capacity over the USA

Global Eagle signs with SES for HTS capacity over the USA

SES has announced that Global Eagle has secured a major increase of Ku-band capacity on its new hybrid SES-15 HTS satellite to enable the delivery of high-speed broadband. This will… Read more »

Inflight connectivity features in Crystal Cabin Awards shortlist

Inflight connectivity features in Crystal Cabin Awards shortlist

A number of inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) innovations feature in the shortlist for the 2018 Crystal Cabin Awards. A total of 91 innovative concepts from 18 countries made it… 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 »

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 »

$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 »

Feature: Dave Davis says industry consolidation is inevitable

Feature: Dave Davis says industry consolidation is inevitable

Until recently, Dave Davis was the CEO of Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE). He recently left the organisation, but hasn’t left the connectivity industry. He recently spoke to “Get Connected’s” Steve… Read more »

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