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in-flight wifi

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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

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​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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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