Gogo has introduced its next generation modem into commercial airline service, which delivers more than 16x the throughput Gogo’s existing modem. The company expects the new modem will have more than sufficient throughput to support the next generation of high-throughput …
Air France/KLM has selected Gogo 2Ku high-speed satellite-based connections to offer customers new Wi-Fi connections on long-haul flights.
The new contract covers 124 aircraft, including the airlines’ Boeing 777 and Airbus A330 planes. The airlines will also have the option to install this Wi-Fi on more aircraft in future.
Gogo’s high-speed 2Ku connectivity is now live on select Aeromexico Boeing and Embraer aircraft, the company has announced.
The first aircraft to fly with Gogo’s 2Ku technology is an Aeromexico Boeing 737-800 aircraft serving destinations in the Americas. The airline will offer the Gogo 2Ku service free of charge during a limited introductory period.
Gogo has announced a deal with International Airlines Group (IAG) to install Gogo’s 2Ku technology on 118 British Airways, four Aer Lingus Boeing 757, and up to 15 Iberia long-haul aircraft.
Virgin America has now published a pricing list for the ViaSat high-speed Wi-Fi it introduced in July of last year to part of its fleet, a product competitive to JetBlue’s popular FlyFi product.
Gogo has announced that Air Canada will expand its connectivity partnership to the airline’s international fleet including on 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Air Canada will install Gogo’s 2Ku connectivity technology on wide-body international fleet, starting this fall on its Boeing 777 aircraft. “The …
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.
Gogo says users should expect “significantly” better W-Fi connections as a result of the upgrade to the satellite modem used in its Next Generation 2Ku and Ku satellite technologies.
The new modem “will significantly increase throughput from the satellite to end users” Gogo states, promising speeds of up to 400 Mbps to an aircraft. The modem will also support streaming of films and television programming viewed on the internet.
Gogo has announced its came close to 1,100 aircraft installations in 2015 and that it has earned more than 800 orders for its new high-speed 2KU hybrid antenna connections.