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Articles tagged “wifi”

Boingo Adds Major U.S. Cell Carrier to Make Wi-Fi Faster at U.S. Airports

Boingo Adds Major U.S. Cell Carrier to Make Wi-Fi Faster at U.S. Airports

Dan Peltier, Skift

Airports with decent Wi-Fi are becoming more common than those without it. Boingo's new partnership with a major U.S. carrier will hopefully take airport Wi-Fi even further towards a seamless experience.

4 months ago

Gogo Feels Pressure as American Airlines Splits In-Flight Wi-Fi Order With ViaSat

Gogo Feels Pressure as American Airlines Splits In-Flight Wi-Fi Order With ViaSat

Justin Bachman and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Increased rivalry among in-flight Wi-Fi providers is likely good news for technology advancements that are expedited because of it and the consumers that will benefit from them.

6 months ago

Gogo Is Trying to Raise $500 Million to Improve In-Flight Wi-Fi

Gogo Is Trying to Raise $500 Million to Improve In-Flight Wi-Fi

Claire Boston, Bloomberg

Getting Internet onto a plane will likely always be a capital-intensive project, and Gogo's push for faster connectivity will require big investments from the company and from airlines.

7 months ago

Wi-Fi at Hotels: The Battle Over Free Vs. Fee

Wi-Fi at Hotels: The Battle Over Free Vs. Fee

Jeremy Kressman, Skift

Traveler demand for, and use of, Internet connection services is soaring, creating a dilemma for travel brands that must walk a precarious tightrope between charging for access and risking customer anger over unreliable free service.

7 months ago

New Skift Trends Report: The State of Traveler Connectivity in 2016

New Skift Trends Report: The State of Traveler Connectivity in 2016

Jeremy Kressman, Skift

Traveler demand for, and use of, Internet connection services is soaring, creating a dilemma for travel brands that must walk a precarious tightrope between charging for access and risking customer anger over unreliable free service.

8 months ago

New Gogo Deal Means Faster In-Flight Wi-Fi From Pole to Pole

New Gogo Deal Means Faster In-Flight Wi-Fi From Pole to Pole

Marisa Garcia, Skift

If things keep evolving at this pace in the air, we're going to have a hard time finding excuses not to be connected to the office. Off-line vacations are the next big trend. Right that down.

9 months ago

How American Airlines May Be Making In-Flight Wi-Fi Better for Everyone

How American Airlines May Be Making In-Flight Wi-Fi Better for Everyone

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

We're in a development period now with in-flight Wi-Fi where are expectations can't be met by much of the existing infrastructure.

9 months ago

Boingo’s Losses Widen in 2015 But Still Beat Wall Street Expectations

Boingo’s Losses Widen in 2015 But Still Beat Wall Street Expectations

Associated Press

Boingo will continue to have challenges as it must re-educate airports and other places about how consumers want to access Wi-Fi now.

9 months ago

Gogo’s CEO Envisions Better Wi-Fi Making Airline Passengers Happier

Gogo’s CEO Envisions Better Wi-Fi Making Airline Passengers Happier

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Gogo is still banking on its new broadband satellite system to reel in more airline clients, despite its recent spat with American Airlines.

10 months ago

Air France Is Finally Bringing In-Flight Wi-Fi to International Flights

Air France Is Finally Bringing In-Flight Wi-Fi to International Flights

Andrea Rothmans, Bloomberg

We're with the silent majority on this. It's nice to have an excuse not to check email. But we're in the rapidly shrinking minority here.

10 months ago

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

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

Michaela Ross and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

10 months ago

Luxury Hotel Guests Are Tired of Paying for In-Room Wi-Fi

Luxury Hotel Guests Are Tired of Paying for In-Room Wi-Fi

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

Very soon this won't even be a discussion, as all hotels have realized the benefits — and potential revenue opportunities — of pervasive Wi-Fi in their buildings.

11 months ago