in-flight Wi-Fi


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in-flight Wi-Fi

Internet service via wireless Ethernet (Wi-Fi) for airplane passengers with laptops and mobile devices. In 2008, airlines began again to offer Wi-Fi service after failed attempts a few years earlier. The wireless connection between plane and Internet is made via air-to-ground (ATG) towers or via satellites. See Wi-Fi.
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Airline passengers want to stay connected in the air for work, entertainment and communications, making high-performance in-flight Wi-Fi essential.
Philip Balaam, President of Inmarsat Aviation, added: "Since entering commercial service two years ago, Jet ConneX has quickly established itself as the world's leading in-flight Wi-Fi solution for business aviation.
Other in-flight Wi-Fi providers have struggled, too.
Virgin Australia also said that the carrier and Delta Air Lines have also become the only Trans-Pacific alliance to consistently offer in-flight Wi-Fi across all alliance aircraft, allowing guests to stay connected when travelling with either airline.
The good news is that TRAI released a consultation paper to frame rules for in-flight Wi-Fi services in September.
In-flight Wi-Fi offers benefits for the region's expanding e-commerce sector, too.
New York, NY, August 10, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Persistence Market Research delivers key insights on the global in-flight Wi-Fi market in its latest report titled 'Worldwide In-Flight Wi-Fi Market to Exceed US$ 5,456.7 Million by 2021'.
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has found three out of four airline passengers frustrated with poor in-flight Wi-Fi would switch airlines to gain faster and more reliable connections, the company said.
Also, with this new technology, Virgin America will become the first commercial airline to offer an in-flight Wi-Fi service that can operate in both Ku-band and Ka-band satellite networks on the same aircraft.
Washington, Aug 5 ( ANI ): Researchers have shown that it is theoretically possible to highjack a flight using the in-flight Wi-Fi.