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In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market Will Be Worth $9.82 Billion by 2024, Report

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In a recently released report, San Francisco-based Grand View Research, Inc. projects the global In-Flight Entertainment And Connectivity (IFEC) market will reach USD 9.82 billion by 2024.

“The emergence of BYOD and development of novel wireless solutions are expected to boost market growth,” the research group states. “The increasing commercial aviation & fleet expansion have further bolstered industry growth. Growing availability of HD content across dynamic platforms are expected to increase IFEC systems’ demand.”

Singapore Airlines A350XWB Will Feature Thales Avant IFE and High-Speed Wi-Fi

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Thales’ AVANT Android based system offers a flexible architecture which allows Singapore Airlines to constantly introduce and easily integrate the latest apps their customers demand.

The fleet will be equipped with Thales latest AVANT monitors, which are the most lightweight ever deployed in the market, and feature full high-definition video and an integrated Avii, Thales’ most modern Android smartphone-like touch controller, in premium cabins. Navigating menus with Avii is intuitive and the device can act as a second screen so passengers can, for example, watch a film on the big screen while playing one of the game apps on the handset or monitoring the flight map.

Sleepers In Seattle: Zodiac Introduces High-Density Comfort to Business

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Zodiac Seats has introduced of a new generation of seats for the premium economy class, which looks a lot like a one of the old Lazy-Boy-inspired First and Business Class aircraft seats, but which will prove a boon to cabin-footprint-conscious airlines. According to the manufacturer: “The Z500 Premium Economy class seat… 

Could Brands Turn In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Into Financial Security For Airlines?

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We want more onboard.  If we can’t have more room, we’ll take more entertainment.  You can read more about the potential growth of In-Flight Connectivity and In-Flight Entertainment, highly prized features of the cabin experience, in my special article for Sparksheet this week. The question for airlines, just like anything else, is… 

As AT&T Makes Moves for DirecTV, Did Connected IFE Just Get a Whole Lot More Entertaining?

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UPDATE:…And now this is a thing. Yesterday, financial news teased us with “informed” rumours that AT&T may acquire DirecTV.  Obviously, this acquisition, should it happen, has significant implications for the US communications and cable/satellite TV markets.  But could it also have implications for the skies? At the beginning of this month,… 

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