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Ku-band connectivity hiccups cited by research firm

Having read my recent blog post, ‘SOMEBODY is making money on in-flight connectivity’, research firm Northern Sky Research (NSR) felt compelled to add a little color to its report about the Ku-band sector, and in so doing, dropped a few potential nuggets. Improperly installed antennas? Server overloads? Could this explain why some user experiences of […]

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Come on Delta, you’ve got competition!

Readers of this blog knew a week ago that United-Continental was planning fleet-wide connectivity, and had tapped Panasonic Avionics for a portion of the business. But it was still great to see confirmation of the news today from the horse’s mouth as well as some precious details about the mammoth deal, which calls for the […]

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VIDEO: Inmarsat CEO talks about ‘the art of the economical’

One day after visiting with Thales, which is using Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband aeronautical service to support its connected IFE solutions, I scooted on over to Inmarsat in London for a tour of the firm’s operations center and a candid one-on-one interview with chairman and CEO Andrew Sukawaty.Sukawaty talked about the increasingly popular SwiftBroadband service and whether […]

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Details from NSR’s hot new report on satellite communications

Want to know what level of satellite bandwidth demand is likely to be required in each regional market? Get in line, baby. That’s the $64 million dollar question that market research and consulting firm Northern Sky Research (NSR) tackles in a new report on aeronautical satellite communications. It’s also a question I dared to ask […]

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