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Row 44 talks LUV installs, hybrid solutions & real-time credit!

The company that used to be SO difficult for me to nail down, Row 44, is now ready to talk…a lot! I recently sat down with Row 44′s chief commercial officer Howard Lefkowitz, who proceeded to drop the following super-juicy newsy nuggets of love: 1) Some 200 Boeing 737s in Southwest Airlines’ fleet are expected […]

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Row 44 news breaking tonight…

Update: Row 44 released the following statement this morning. Love, love, love the BBC ___________________________________________________________________________Original blogIn-flight connectivity service provider Row 44 is poised to announce a series of new relationships in the live IPTV space. CNBC, MSNBC, Versus (to be known as NBC Sports Network from early next year), Bloomberg, Fox News and Fox Business […]

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Will Southwest buy Row 44? (And Norwegian quietly launches!)

Industry executives have speculated for years that Southwest Airlines could buy in-flight Internet provider Row 44, giving the low-cost giant the power to decide who does – and doesn’t – get the system (taking a page out of the JetBlue/LiveTV handbook). But yesterday’s revelation to RWG that Southwest seniormanager, flight operations technologies Doug Murri has […]

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PICTURES: Get ready to shop at Row 44′s Skytown Center

Row 44 can be a quiet bunch. So quiet, in fact, that Row 44′s online press room hasn’t been updated since April 2009, when the firm announced a deal to fit Norwegian’s 737NGs with the firm’s in-flight high-speed Internet system. Indeed, the Row 44 site doesn’t even mention the equipment purchase deal signed in January […]

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AP Avionx and others are ready…at least

If and when Southwest Airlines reaches agreement on financing installation of Row 44′s Ku-band connectivity system on its fleet of Boeing 737s, an important Row 44 supplier, AP Avionx, will be standing at the ready. California-based AP Avionx is supplying the modem data unit (MDU) and server management unit (SMU) for Row 44. “When you’re a […]

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