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Panasonic’s Bruner dishes eXConnect details

Panasonic vice-president, global communications services David Bruner got mighty chatty with Space News and here is the full text of that Q&A. Of particular note, however, is Bruner’s revelation that Panasonic has set the pricing model for eXConnect. – 24 hours (that’s one hell of a flight, ahem) will cost $21.95 – hourly rate will […]

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Antenna news from the Starling front (plus latest specs)

Israel’s Starling Advanced Communication is targeting operators of narrowbody aircraft for its new Ku-band antenna, Mijet-Lite, which will support high-speed connectivity services. Development has been completed and the system is ready for flight testing. A prototype of Mijet-Lite will be unveiled next month at the World Airline Entertainment Association (WAEA) conference and exhibition in Long […]

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In-flight connectivity update

For those of you waiting with bated breath for the launch of in-flight broadband connectivity, I’ve got some interesting news to report. Panasonic Avionics has revealed it is in the process of finalizing contracts with key partners for its eXConnect broadband system, and will shortly announce “a supplier or suppliers” for the ever-important antenna. Launch […]

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