Articles tagged “viasat”

Airlines

Alaska Airlines Will Finally Add Speedy Wi-Fi on All of Its Big Jets

We know it takes a long time to retrofit airplanes. And we know airlines hate to remove planes from service. But we wish Alaska could work faster to add speedy Wi-Fi. Three years is a long time to wait.

Alaska Airlines Will Finally Add Speedy Wi-Fi on All of Its Big Jets

Airlines

American Dumps Gogo Wi-Fi on 500 Planes for Speedy ViaSat Alternative

The good news is that Internet speeds on American Airlines will improve markedly. The bad? This will take "years," according to an airline spokesman. So travelers should be patient.

American Dumps Gogo Wi-Fi on 500 Planes for Speedy ViaSat Alternative

Airlines

ViaSat Brings More Competition and Faster Speeds to the In-Flight Wi-Fi Market

Do you like super fast Internet the sky? You might want to thank ViaSat, which persuaded airlines they could do better.

ViaSat Brings More Competition and Faster Speeds to the In-Flight Wi-Fi Market

Airlines

Qantas Announces Free Domestic In-Flight High-Speed Wi-Fi Starting Next Year

With Qantas' decision, the question arises what other oneworld partners will do next. The Wi-Fi space race just heated up again, and it never even had time to cool down.

Qantas Announces Free Domestic In-Flight High-Speed Wi-Fi Starting Next Year

Airlines

Gogo Makes Moves to End Its In-Flight Wi-Fi Dispute With American Air

While only 200 aircraft of American’s Wi-Fi installed fleet are involved in this counter-bid, Gogo will want to prove that its 2Ku Wi-Fi product can satisfactorily compete with ViaSat’s Exede Wi-Fi product.

Gogo Makes Moves to End Its In-Flight Wi-Fi Dispute With American Air

Online Travel

Gogo’s Stock Drops, ViaSat’s Rises After American Airlines’ Lawsuit

Gogo’s Stock Drops, ViaSat’s Rises After American Airlines’ Lawsuit

Airlines

Virgin America Adds Spotify and New York Times as Latest Perks in In-Flight Wi-Fi Race

JetBlue and Virgin America are certainly blazing trails on brand partnerships to support connectivity. The question is: will other airlines follow in this new frontier or just circle their wagons.

Virgin America Adds Spotify and New York Times as Latest Perks in In-Flight Wi-Fi Race

Airlines

Virgin America Looks for JetBlue-Like Ways to Profit From Its New In-Flight Wi-Fi

The thousands of screens on aircraft, either built-in or brought onboard, offer advertisers and brand partners many ways to reach consumers. With connectivity and advanced IFE systems gathering user data, the skies offer limitless possibilities for targeted campaigns and direct sales.

Virgin America Looks for JetBlue-Like Ways to Profit From Its New In-Flight Wi-Fi

Airlines

One Company’s Non-Traditional Path to Free In-Flight Wi-Fi

Getting business by not rushing to grab business it is an unusual strategy. Since this approach will give ViaSat a chance to watch developments (and plan its ultimate play), it’s crazy enough to work.

One Company’s Non-Traditional Path to Free In-Flight Wi-Fi

Airlines

All Flyers Will Have Free Seamless In-Flight Wi-Fi in the Future

These are the opinions of one executive at one of several in-flight Wi-Fi providers that would gain great profits from expanded in-flight connectivity. We can't take his goals as gospel, but it's a vision that all flyers would like to see actualize.

All Flyers Will Have Free Seamless In-Flight Wi-Fi in the Future