Tag: inflight broadband

Inmarsat’s fastest ever Jet ConneX inflight broadband service plans to be powered by Satcom Direct’s Plane® Simple Ka-band terminal

Inmarsat today announced that a transformative new range of service plans for its Jet ConneX inflight broadband solution will be supported by Satcom Direct’s Plane Simple Ka-band terminal. Building on the long-standing commercial relationship with Inmarsat, SD will act as both as a distribution...

Jet ConneX: Inmarsat and Satcom Direct’s advanced new terminal enters development phase

An advanced new terminal for Inmarsat’s market-leading business aviation inflight broadband solution Jet ConneX, developed by Satcom Direct (SD), has moved a step closer to commercial service after successfully communicating over the air with an Inmarsat satellite. A complete prototype unit ...

Gogo’s Nationwide 5G Network Now Being Deployed

Gogo Business Aviation today announced that it completed construction of its seven-tower 5G testbed by Dec. 31, 2021, on schedule, and on budget. “These seven sites will serve as a testbed for our 150-tower nationwide network,” said Mike Rupert, vice president of network operations for Gogo ...

Jet Edge Announces Partnership With Gogo Business Aviation

Jet Edge, the leader in full-service private aviation, has announced a new partnership with Gogo Business Aviation, the industry's top inflight internet provider. The long-term partnership will upgrade Jet Edge's AdvantEdge and Managed super-mid and large cabin fleet to AVANCE L5. ...

SmartSky Raises Additional Capital as Aviation Broadband Wi-Fi Service Launch Nears

SmartSky Networks today announced that it has closed on more than $32 million in additional equity and debt funding as it prepares for the launch of its next-generation aviation Wi-Fi connectivity service later this year. “In a display of confidence in the future of SmartSky’s groundbreaking...

Inmarsat next-generation satellites set to transform IFC for business aviation market

Global mobile satellite communications company Inmarsat has announced that its ground-breaking new generation of satellites will mark an important step-change in inflight broadband capabilities for the global business aviation market. Airbus Defence & Space has been selected to deliver Inmar...

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