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in-flight texting


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Off-duty airline pilot allegedly caught texting during takeoff

Technically Incorrect: A passenger films someone apparently texting on an American Airlines flight during takeoff. It turns out to be a pilot from another airline.

By September 3, 2015


Get four phone lines and 40GB for $120 per month

From the Cheapskate: T-Mobile has resurrected its 10Gigs4All plan, arguably the best option for families. Here's why I'm making the move. Plus: a price break on iCracked repairs!

By October 14, 2015


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