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Aircell established WAR ROOM to handle Google Wi-Fi promo

Here’s what we know. Give passengers free Wi-Fi and they eat it up (quite literally). Make them pay big bucks and they are less inclined. Damn, that’s some deep thinking RWG. Bear with me. I’ve got more. The Google Chrome-sponsored free Gogo in-flight Internet promo offered on AirTran, Delta and Virgin America flights over Thanksgiving […]

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HELP! What’s your favorite airline viral video of 2010?

Some videos get far more hits than others, but what’s YOUR favorite?

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Will Oman offer high-speed Internet to counter Gulf Air’s plan?

It’s no longer a question of “if” airlines should bring connectivity on board their aircraft, but rather a question of “how”. So said Oman Air chief executive Peter Hill at the 18th Annual Conference of “The Future of Air Transport” held on 29-30 November in London.Oman currently offers OnAir-supported in-flight mobile connectivity and Internet. The […]

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The definition of broadband

How do you define broadband? Like many people, I think of broadband Internet as high-speed Internet. But, after reading my blog from yesterday about Oman’s Internet solution, some kind folks forwarded me the definition of broadband. Fair enough. Source WikiBroadband in telecommunications refers to a signaling method that includes or handles a relatively wide range […]

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Details of 787 connectivity RFI revealed

“What is your ability to support delivery on the 787 in the 3rd quarter 2011?” That’s one of the questions being asked by Boeing in a request for information (RFI) for an Inmarsat SwiftBroadband-supported satcom interface and onboard mobile telephony installation for the 787. NOTE: The RFI, obtained by yours truly, is, by nature of […]

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