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SAS Goes with ViaSat Wi-Fi for Fast Connections in Europe

In what represents a big win for ViaSat in the Nordics, SAS has announced that it will add high-speed onboard Wi-Fi powered through ViaSat and will upgrade the cabins on its short-haul, mid-haul fleet. The announcement is part of a […]

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Battle of Satellite Providers Promises Faster, Better Wi-Fi in Europe’s Skies..Soon

For now, most of the skies over Europe are quite places to work, read a book, watch a film on our personal electronic devices, or simply delight in the view through the window–and what a view it is!

But technology is advancing, and all of that will change soon. Satellite providers are battling to cover the European skies and the battle is heating up.

For now, most of the skies over Europe are quite places to work, read a book, watch a film on our personal electronic devices, or simply delight in the view through the window–and what a view it is!

But technology is advancing, and all of that will change soon. Satellite providers are battling to cover the European skies and the battle is heating up.

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As Wi-Fi Space Race Intensifies, Gogo Takes Bold Leap to Global Coverage

Gogo has announced a new Major Capacity Agreement with satellite company Intelsat on the Intelsat Globalised Network, becoming the anchor tenant for the world’s first GEO/LEO Shared Network, Intelsat/OneWeb.

“Gogo’s open strategy gives us the ability to look to the entire satellite market for innovation, and Intelsat’s EpicNG satellites combined with OneWeb’s LEO constellation offers numerous advantages for aviation,” said Gogo’s president and CEO, Michael Small.

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Thales Will Build Inmarsat’s EU High-Speed Inflight Wi-Fi Infrastructure

Thales will develop and build a Complementary Ground Component (CGC) terminal for Inmarsat’s new European Aviation Network (EAN) high-speed inflight connectivity (IFC) solution.

Inmarsat first announced its interest in building a hybrid network in Europe which would capitalise on both satellite and cellular tower infrastructure to make high-speed in-flight Wi-Fi connections more readily available in the European skies back in 2014, announcing a projected launch date for the end of 2016.

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Caution Shopaholics: Finnair Just Amped-Up In-Flight Retail on A350 with Wi-Fi Makia Clothing Shop

Finnair has opened up a new in-flight shopping concept by introducing a Wi-Fi Makia shop on its A350 planes. The new shopping experience offers passengers onboard A350 aircraft to buy their choice of Makia clothing through the airline’s Nordic Sky Wi-Fi portal. Makia is a Helsinki-based clothing company […]