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.
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.
The technology will be introduced by JetBlue flights next month, and will be rolled out to other airlines in the coming year.
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.
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.
The airplane wireless service stops offering one-time passes on certain flights and is now charging $10 per hour to surf the Web.
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.