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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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New Modem Will Be Big Boost to Wi-Fi Performance, Gogo States

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.