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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Gogo Launches ATG-4 Network on Delta, US Airways, Virgin America

In-flight connectivity provider Gogo has launched its next generation ATG-4 network on Delta Air Lines, US Airways and Virgin America aircraft.

ATG-4 delivers a peak speed of 9.8Mbps, tripling the peak speed of the previous air-to-ground network, and features the addition of directional antennas, dual modems and the deployment of EV-DO Rev. B technology on Gogo’s airborne and ground networks, the company said.

(ATG-4 antennas)

"This significant step in Gogo's technology roadmap allows us to better address the demand for in-air connectivity services," said Michael Small, president and CEO of Gogo. “We continue to find ways to implement new technologies that bring more bandwidth to the aero market."

Gogo plans to launch the ATG-4 service on American Airlines and United planes by the end of 2013. In-flight connectivity provider Gogo has launched its next generation ATG-4 network on Delta Air Lines, US Airways and Virgin America aircraft.

(Gogo's flying testbed)

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