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 slew of digital product improvements which SAS has implement as…
Finnair will soon deliver Wi-Fi to short-haul passengers in Europe.
The airline has signed an agreement with ViaSat Inc., to install high-speed wireless internet network on its entire Airbus A320 series short-haul fleet.
ViaSat has announced a new $73 Million contract with the United States Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to provide in-flight internet service on U.S. Government VC-25s (AirForce 1), C-17s, C-32s, C-37s, C-40s and the complete range of VIP and special air mission 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 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.