Much of the equipment that planes and ships use to access satellite communications networks is wide open like the sea and sky itself, says a security researcher presenting his findings later this week.
The wireless carrier partners with aerospace leader Honeywell to bring airline passengers a 4G LTE connection.
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.
After months of testing, the airline has formally launched its BYOD Wi-Fi enabled in-flight entertainment system.
The technology will be introduced by JetBlue flights next month, and will be rolled out to other airlines in the coming year.
Upcoming hacking conferences shine a light on the state of cybersecurity. Researchers will present hacking risks with USB drives and fitness trackers, and aircraft systems via in-flight Wi-Fi.
The FCC unanimously votes to take comments on a proposal that would auction off 500MHz worth of wireless spectrum for in-flight Wi-Fi, greatly adding to capacity and speed of the service.
A Honeywell survey shows that many fliers would give up vital amenities for better wireless Internet. Fully 13 percent of Americans surveyed said they'd ditch the loo for a stronger connection.
On today's show: a successful scale test run for a commercial sub-orbital space flight company; a man previously paralyzed moves his hand with his thoughts through new technology; and an artist uses Wi-Fi signal strength to create art.
Rich and Ashley talk about some truly inspiring future tech on today's Tomorrow Daily.