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in-flight texting

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US could nix plans to permit in-flight cell phone calls

The Department of Transportation is said to be looking at a blanket ban on up-in-the-air chatting.

By August 4, 2014

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Gogo unveils in-flight text, talk service at 30,000 feet

The in-flight service's latest trick lets you text and talk as though you were on the ground. CNET boarded Gogo's private jet to find out more.

By November 8, 2013

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Up in the air with Gogo's in-flight text, talk service (pictures)

CNET boarded Gogo's private jet to find out more and test the company's latest service: texting and talking as though you were on the ground.

13 Images By November 8, 2013

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Delta's international in-flight Wi-Fi expansion begins its rollout next month

Gogo and Delta have the necessary approvals to start installing satellite dishes into Delta's fleet of long-haul international jets. Globe-trotters could be connected as soon as March.

By February 23, 2014

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Delta puts the kibosh on in-flight cell phone calls

Even though the FCC is moving forward on lifting the ban on phone calls while in flight, Delta's CEO says his airline still won't allow it.

By December 18, 2013

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FAA panel recommends easing rules on in-flight devices

Listening to music right before takeoff? Perusing an e-reader when coming in for landing? You may no longer have to power down. An FAA committee wants to loosen the policy for gadget use on airplanes.

By September 26, 2013

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Man calls and texts ex 21,807 times, admits stupidity

A French man is jailed after letting his forlorn feelings overwhelm his intelligence.

By September 5, 2014

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T-Mobile releases Personal CellSpot to erase dead spots

The carrier launches a new tool aimed at enabling Wi-Fi calling in places where network coverage is spotty.

By September 17, 2014

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Knee Defender passenger thrown off flight: I'm ashamed

James Beach, the man who used the controversial seat-locking device, inciting an altercation on a flight that had to be diverted, admits he behaved badly. He still loves his Knee Defender, however.

By September 3, 2014

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Emirates airlines allows in-flight cell phone chatting

The Dubai-based airline is known for being on the tech vanguard when it comes to in-flight services. Now, besides texting and e-mail, it's letting passengers talk on their mobile phones.

By October 8, 2012