Articles tagged “wi-fi”

Coronavirus

Gogo in Talks to Sell Its In-Flight Wi-Fi Business

Let's hope the deal talks will go faster than Wi-Fi aboard a plane.

Gogo in Talks to Sell Its In-Flight Wi-Fi Business

Meetings

Wi-Fi’s Frustrating Lack of Progress at Events

Many planners treat Wi-Fi as an afterthought, when really it's become a central part of the event experience, just like food or beverage.

Wi-Fi’s Frustrating Lack of Progress at Events

Meetings

Why Is Wi-Fi at Events Still So Bad?

A lot of the same issues that plagued conference Wi-Fi 10 years ago are still around today, even as good internet becomes more and more of a necessity.

Why Is Wi-Fi at Events Still So Bad?

Hotels

Booking to Charge Commission on Resort Fees in Major Shake-Up for Hotel Revenue

Get ready for some commotion in Las Vegas and other destinations where hotel resort fees are common. Will impacted hotels abandon Booking.com? Will resort fees lose their appeal for hotels? Will Expedia follow Booking's lead? The fun and gamesmanship are just starting.

Booking to Charge Commission on Resort Fees in Major Shake-Up for Hotel Revenue

Online Travel

Everyone Wants In-Flight Wi-Fi, So Why Is Gogo Struggling?

Financial pressures and stiff competition are making life tough for Gogo, so much so that it's considering breaking itself up. Perhaps it's more likely that one of the company's many rivals will come knocking with an offer.

Everyone Wants In-Flight Wi-Fi, So Why Is Gogo Struggling?

Airlines

Google Wants to Enter Aviation’s Broadband Wi-Fi Business

This would be a sneaky move by Google, but makes sense given the company's recent focus on improved travel tools for consumers. The more closely the online giant's products are integrated into the travel experience, the more traction it can gain in the travel space outside online booking. We've already seen them experiment, for instance, with Google Fi kiosks in U.S. airports.

Google Wants to Enter Aviation’s Broadband Wi-Fi Business

Airlines

Gogo Replaces CEO With Its Largest Shareholder

Something seems off about this. Yes, Gogo CEO Michael Small probably had to go. But shouldn't the company have chosen a new CEO with a background in telecommunications?

Gogo Replaces CEO With Its Largest Shareholder

Airlines

Qantas and Virgin Australia Battle Over In-Flight Wi-Fi Rollouts

Both Qantas and Virgin Australia should have Wi-Fi available on all domestic flights by the end of 2018. While travelers want to stay connected, they probably won’t pay for Wi-Fi, but might choose flights on the basis of internet coverage, especially on longer routes.

Qantas and Virgin Australia Battle Over In-Flight Wi-Fi Rollouts

Airlines

The Race to Faster In-Flight Wi-Fi Means Improvements for Passengers

Finally, in-flight Wi-Fi is becoming faster and more available across the board. Go ahead and add the "best Wi-Fi" option to your budget of extra fees on top of the plane ticket.

The Race to Faster In-Flight Wi-Fi Means Improvements for Passengers

Airlines

United Is Making Tech Changes to Boost Wi-Fi Speeds on Many Planes

Road warriors have long suspected a systematic Wi-Fi problem on many United planes, but the airline has said little about it. Now, we know more about this issue. The good news? It will be fixed soon, according to United.

United Is Making Tech Changes to Boost Wi-Fi Speeds on Many Planes