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Embedded in-flight entertainment is not dead yet

Do you envisage a day when every passenger on board an aircraft will be able to access wireless in-flight entertainment? A day when you and your fellow travelers won’t need in-seat monitors to watch a wide variety of early release movies because they are being streamed to your fully powered tablets instead? Yeah, me too. […]

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Row 44 takes Panasonic to task over FCC application

Panasonic Avionics’ application for US FCC authority to operate an aeronautical mobile satellite service earth station network in the Ku-band has made in-flight connectivity rival Row 44 rather hot under the collar. In what will surely give the industry a case of déjà vu (remember ViaSat’s long-running objection to Row 44′s application?), Row 44 is […]

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Mind the “gap”: Delta knows it needs in-seat power!

When I arrived at today’s World Airline Entertainment Association (WAEA) single focus workshop at the lovely Sheraton in Universal City, California, I immediately sought out a power socket for my laptop. When I didn’t see any free sockets in the room, I must admit I got a little bit frantic. I knew my computer wouldn’t […]

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VIDEO: Inflight Canada amazes (Part 1)

Inflight Canada is best known for its innovative iCACHE underfloor IFE installation system, which makes everything nice and neat and less complicated, and which has attracted customers like Air Canada and Virgin America. But Inflight Canada is not a ’one trick pony’ by any stretch. Indeed, the company showcased two rather amazing products at this week’s […]

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Powerful stuff

Like Laurel and Hardy, peanut butter and jelly and a runway girl and her stilettos, in-flight Wi-Fi and in-seat power make a very good combo. Unfortunately, only a few broadband-equipped carriers offer passengers the ability to plug in and connect at the same time. Virgin America is a clear exception. And American Airlines is also […]

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