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April 25, 2016
2Ku coverage map. Photo: Gogo [Avionics Today 04-25-2016] Gogo ushered in its highly anticipated 2Ku satellite-based In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) technology last week, concluding its race to enter the space-based connectivity market and remain competitive with...
April 21, 2016
[Avionics Today 04-21-2016] Gogo has ushered in its highly anticipated 2Ku satellite-based In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) technology, announcing that the system is live on five aircraft in Aeromexico’s fleet. The first aircraft to fly with 2Ku is an Aeromexico Boeing 737-800 aircraft with Sky Interior serving several destinations in the Americas...
April 20, 2016
[Avionics Magazine 04-20-2016] China Eastern and GE Aviation recently signed an agreement extension on industrial Internet cooperation for the airline's fleet of about 270 aircraft, including mainly the A320, A330 and Boeing 737 and 777. Under the agreement, GE and China Eastern are enabling the improvement of the...
April 20, 2016
GEE has contracted SES for more satellite capacity to expand IFC operations. Photo: SES [Avionics Magazine 04-20-2016] SES S.A. and Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) announced further significant Ku-band capacity agreements to bring more In-flight Connectivity (IFC) bandwidth to regions where air...
April 18, 2016
ViaSat Ka-band gateway. Photo: ViaSat [Avionics Today 04-18-2016] The FAA has provided Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for ViaSat to install its Ka-band satellite antenna and radome on Airbus A320 aircraft. The certification, coupled with ViaSat's...
April 14, 2016
Passenger using an iPad in flight. Photo: United [Avionics Today 04-14-2016] Commercial aircraft connectivity markets are forecasted to reach retail revenues of $4.6 billion by 2025, according to Northern Sky Research’s (NSR) recent report, “Aeronautical Satcom Markets, 4th Edition.” Market growth is driven by in-flight passenger connectivity, reaching new heights with High Throughput...
April 14, 2016
Photo: SmartSky Networks [Avionics Today 04-14-2016] In another key to unlocking SmartSky Networks’ big capacity claims for its Air-to-Ground (ATG) broadband network, the compay announced that it will use Brocade and VMware’s interoperable and pre-certified Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solutions. SmartSky is deploying the Brocade Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) running on VMware...
April 13, 2016
ACJ319neo. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 04-13-2016] Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) has won its first contracts to retrofit ACJ aircraft with Ka-band satellite communications. ACJ struck the contracts with Comlux and an undisclosed customer and...
April 12, 2016
Zetta Jet Global 6000 on runway. Photo: Rockwell Collins [Avionics Today 04-12-2016] Private aviation company Zetta Jet will enable In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) through Viasat Yonder over...
April 11, 2016
Rendering of Inmarsat and Duetsche Telecom the European Aviation Network (EAN). Photo: Inmarsat [Avionics Today 04-11-2016] Inmarsat announced it will deploy Kontron equipment as part of the airborne segment for the new European Aviation Network (EAN). Kontron will provide the hardware products necessary to implement the cabin Wi-Fi...
April 8, 2016
Inmarsat CEO, Rupert Pearce, and MCN Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Mr. Song Zhen, signing an agreement for MCN to become a Global Xpress Value Added Reseller (GX VAR) in China in April 2015. Photo: Inmarsat [Avionics Today 04-08-2016] Inmarsat has signed a Heads of Terms (HoT) agreement with Beijing Marine Communication and Navigation Company (MCN), which will lead to the creation of a joint...
April 8, 2016
Oliver Wyman Fleet and MRO data forecast. Photo: Oliver Wyman [Avionics Today 04-08-2016] The latest aircraft designs now entering fleets are equipped with technologies that could generate upwards of 98 million terabytes of data annually by 2026, according to forecast estimates released by management company Oliver Wyman. According to the company’s yearly...
April 8, 2016
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April 6, 2016
Airbus A350. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 04-06-2016] Gogo has partnered with Airbus subsidiary Airbus Corporate Jet Center (ACJC) to install its satellite-based 2Ku In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) solution on a...
April 6, 2016
GEE and QEST executives unveil Airconnect Global Ku antenna, the previous iteration of the Ka-band antenna released on April 6. Photo: GEE [Avionics Today 04-06-2016] Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has released a new Airconnect Global Ka high-speed antenna that will...
April 6, 2016
Summit IFEC ecosystem. Photo: Telefonix PDT [Avionics Today 04-06-2016] Telefonix PDT, the business unit within Telefonix responsible for developing and manufacturing hardware solutions for the Inflight Entertainment and Connectivity (IFEC) market, has signed a deal to...
April 5, 2016
Airbus has selected Thales as a lead supplier for linefit and retrofit high bandwidth connectivity IFE solutions. Photo: Thales [Avionics Today 04-05-2016] Airbus has selected Thales as...
April 5, 2016
Rendering of the Aviator S series satcom. Photo: Cobham Satcom [Avionics Today 04-05-2016] Cobham Satcom and Boeing have signed a Technical Service Agreement (TSA) for the certification of the Aviator 600S and 700S systems on the Boeing 777 and 737 airplanes. The agreement is...
April 5, 2016
Rendering of aircraft cabin equipped with Panasonic Avionics eXconnect broadband IFEC solution. Photo: Panasonic Avionics [Avionics Today 04-05-2016] Singapore Airlines has selected Panasonic Avionics to deliver broadband connectivity and personalized entertainment across the airline’s Boeing...
April 5, 2016
Air Astana Boeing 767 to be equipped with Rockwell Collins’ Inmarsat GX IFC system. Photo: Rockwell Collins [Avionics Today 04-05-2016] Air Astana has signed an agreement with Rockwell Collins to provide the airline’s passengers with broadband In-Flight...
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