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APEXEXPO: ViaSat on course for new satellite launches

APEXEXPO: ViaSat on course for new satellite launches

ViaSat is on course for two new satellite launches in 2017 and 2019, extending its Ka-band capacity considerably. Don Buchman, Vice President Commercial Mobility, said that ViaSat-2 is due to launch… Read more »

How does the inflight connectivity market look in 2016?

How does the inflight connectivity market look in 2016?

At the recent Aviation Festival in London a panel session of industry experts looked at the current state of the inflight connectivity market. “Get Connected’s” Steve Nichols was there to… Read more »

Thales and SES: What now for ViaSat / Inmarsat partnerships?

Thales and SES: What now for ViaSat / Inmarsat partnerships?

Thales’ announcement that it is partnering with SES on regional Ka-band inflight connectivity over the Americas posed more questions than it answered. Updated with quote from Don Buchman, ViaSat: 19th… Read more »

SAS to install ViaSat connectivity on short and medium-haul fleet

SAS to install ViaSat connectivity on short and medium-haul fleet

SAS is to install Viasat’s Ka-band inflight connectivity on its short and medium-haul fleet as part of a full cabin upgrade. By partnering with ViaSat, SAS will be able to… Read more »

ViaSat lands Finnair Ka-band contract for short-haul fleet

ViaSat lands Finnair Ka-band contract for short-haul fleet

ViaSat has signed signed an agreement with Finnair to install high-speed wireless internet networks on its entire Airbus A320 series short-haul fleet flying in Europe. The installation of the Wi-Fi… Read more »

Zetta Jet offers ViaSat inflight connectivity on its global fleet

Zetta Jet offers ViaSat inflight connectivity on its global fleet

Zetta Jet has selected ViaSat to supply global in-flight internet connectivity for customers on its Bombardier Global ultra-long range business aircraft. Designed to serve either leisure passenger needs or “office… Read more »

ViaSat selected for in-flight Wi-Fi on American’s 737 MAX

ViaSat selected for in-flight Wi-Fi on American’s 737 MAX

American Airlines has selected ViaSat to outfit its new Boeing 737 MAX fleet with ViaSat’s in-flight Wi-Fi service. ViaSat says its in-flight internet service has been recognized with multiple industry awards… Read more »

EBACE: ViaSat and Dassault sign Ku connectivity agreement

EBACE: ViaSat and Dassault sign Ku connectivity agreement

ViaSat has signed a multi-year agreement with Dassault Aviation to deliver bundled global Ku-band broadband inflight connectivity, inclusive of in-cabin network equipment. Installation of the system will begin mid-2016 on… Read more »

ViaSat: What do people use inflight connectivity for?

ViaSat: What do people use inflight connectivity for?

ViaSat’s Bill Sullivan, speaking at the 2016 Aircraft eEnablement Connectivity and IFE Conference, said broadband inflight connectivity is helping create a really meaningful and rich experience for passengers. He asked… Read more »

ViaSat obtains STC for Ka antenna and Ku/Ka-band radome

ViaSat obtains STC for Ka antenna and Ku/Ka-band radome

ViaSat has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from the FAA to install its advanced Ka-band satellite antenna and radome on Airbus A320 aircraft. The certification, coupled with ViaSat’s in-cabin… Read more »

Zetta Jet signs connectivity agreement with Rockwell Collins

Zetta Jet signs connectivity agreement with Rockwell Collins

Zetta Jet has selected Rockwell Collins ARINCDirect to provide its customers with inflight connectivity through Viasat’s Ku-band Yonder and Inmarsat’s Ka-band Jet ConneX (JX). Zetta Jet is the first business… Read more »

AIX2016: Buchman says ViaSat-3 will revolutionise industry

AIX2016: Buchman says ViaSat-3 will revolutionise industry

ViaSat says its future range of ViaSat-3 Ka-band satellites will revolutionise its offering around the globe. Speaking at the Aircraft Interiors Expo, Don Buchman, ViaSat’s Director of Mobile Broadband, said… Read more »

Qantas selects ViaSat KuKa for in-flight Wi-Fi and internet

Qantas selects ViaSat KuKa for in-flight Wi-Fi and internet

ViaSat has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Qantas Airways to bring in-flight internet connectivity to its passengers on domestic flights. The agreement represents ViaSat’s first Asia-Pacific airline to… Read more »

Will American Airlines go with Gogo’s 2Ku solution?

Will American Airlines go with Gogo’s 2Ku solution?

Gogo has responded to American Airline’s request for faster inflight connectivity by saying it will offer its 2Ku solution. On 4 February 2016 American Airlines sent Gogo a letter notifying… Read more »

ViaSat looks to a future with global Ka-band satellite coverage

ViaSat looks to a future with global Ka-band satellite coverage

ViaSat is gearing up for its upcoming ViaSat-2 satellite launch and planning for the next phase – a global network with its ViaSat-3 constellation. ViaSat-1’s Ka-band service covers North and… Read more »

JetBlue introduces fully-connected experience, gate to gate

JetBlue introduces fully-connected experience, gate to gate

US-based JetBlue is to introduce a fully-connected in-seat experience and other new features, as part of its Airbus A320 cabin restyling programme. The restyled cabin will include a greater focus… Read more »

Inflight connectivity – what can we expect in 2016?

Inflight connectivity – what can we expect in 2016?

The inflight connectivity market each year is never dull and 2016 should be no exception. But what can we expect in terms of news in 2016? “Get Connected’s” Steve Nichols… Read more »

IFEC: Report says global market worth $5.8bn by 2020

IFEC: Report says global market worth $5.8bn by 2020

Research and Markets has launched a new report entitled “In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity (IFEC) Market by Product Type, Aircraft Type & Fit – Analysis & Global Forecasts to 2020”. The… Read more »

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