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Swiss won’t get connected yet…

I’m at Zurich International awaiting a flight, so I only have a few minutes to post this. A Swiss executive told me this week that the carrier does not intend to bring high-speed connectivity to passengers until it can offer the service to ALL passengers. The current satellite-based offerings on the table, he says, would only […]

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Required reading for the connectivity crowd – Row 44 submits FCC application

Movement is afoot on the satellite-based connectivity front. In-flight broadband provider Row 44, which notably secured agreements to trial its system on Alaska Airlines and Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 aircraft, has officially applied for Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authority to operate up to 1,000 technically-identical aeronautical-mobile satellite service (AMSS) transmit/receive earth stations (AMES) abroad commercial […]

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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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