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In-flight internet comes with a kind of technological ambivalence -- the fact that it exists at all feels like a complete miracle, but at the same time it almost always totally sucks. Don't worry though, it's about to get better: Gogo, one of the largest providers of commercial in-flight internet,...

August 24th 2015 at 8:18pm 0 Comments
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Folks over in the US of A have been utilizing Gogo's up-in-the-air wireless amenities for quite some time now, which isn't something we can say about our dear neighbors from The Great White North -- unless, of course, you count the company's current Aircell's Gogo Biz service. That said, Gogo's fi...

August 28th 2012 at 3:31pm 0 Comments
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It doesn't get more American than gnawing on a doughnut sandwich while watching Toddlers in Tiaras, right? Well, apparently, the only thing more American is engaging in these two acts while connected to in-flight internet. In a recent BBC article, Gogo's Jon Cobin said at least 1,200 commercial a...

August 3rd 2011 at 2:17pm 0 Comments
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Now that Aircell has finished roping every major US airline into its plan for world domination providing inexpensive WiFi on most every flight, the company's dealmakers have had to fall back on, shall we say, less integral partnerships to advance their strategy. First up? If you're the owner of a sh...

March 25th 2010 at 6:22am 0 Comments
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At long last, "you are now free to surf the intarwebz while flying." Okay, so maybe it has been possible in the past, but American Airlines is taking a huge leap forward in the US market today by giving passengers aboard long-haul Boeing 767-200 flights the option to hop online during the trip. The...

August 20th 2008 at 9:52am 0 Comments
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American Airlines ran a "dress rehearsal" of its AirCell-powered in-fight WiFi service last month, and it looks like it was a success -- the airline is set to expand the trial to some 15 jets over the coming weeks, with tests expected to last six months. The tests are apparently more to evaluate th...

July 17th 2008 at 10:24am 0 Comments
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Passengers on Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA will soon have something to talk about... literally. The company is joining the growing ranks of airlines that allow mobile phone and / or wireless internet service on flights. According to the Scandinavian airline, the new features will be offered sometime l...

January 16th 2008 at 12:17am 0 Comments
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Passengers on Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA will soon have something to talk about... literally. The company is joining the growing ranks of airlines that allow mobile phone and / or wireless internet service on flights. According to the Scandinavian airline, the new features will be offered sometime l...

January 16th 2008 at 12:17am 0 Comments