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in-flight wi-fi


Can a plane be hacked via in-flight Wi-Fi? Researcher says it's so

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.

By August 4, 2014


​AT&T to take on GoGo with in-flight Wi-Fi service

The wireless carrier partners with aerospace leader Honeywell to bring airline passengers a 4G LTE connection.

By April 28, 2014


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


Virgin Australia launches Wi-Fi in-flight entertainment

After months of testing, the airline has formally launched its BYOD Wi-Fi enabled in-flight entertainment system.

By September 16, 2013


Would you swap toilet access for good in-flight Wi-Fi? You're not alone

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.

By September 6, 2013


Spot-beam satellite tech promises better in-flight Wi-Fi

The technology will be introduced by JetBlue flights next month, and will be rolled out to other airlines in the coming year.

By August 7, 2013


FCC proposes freeing up more spectrum for 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.

By May 9, 2013


Qantas pulls plug on in-flight Wi-Fi

Qantas has decided not to go ahead with in-flight Wi-Fi following a nine-month trial of the service, citing disappointing uptake of online access by its passengers on the selected test routes.

By December 3, 2012


Gogo quietly hikes up its in-flight Wi-Fi prices

The airplane wireless service stops offering one-time passes on certain flights and is now charging $10 per hour to surf the Web.

By September 18, 2012


JetBlue to launch fast free in-flight Wi-Fi in 2013

The airline carrier thinks offering fast Wi-Fi is a game changer for customers, so it's about to begin offering the speedy ViaSat service that will be free for an initial trial period.

By September 17, 2012