Bandwidth Growth Becoming Urgent for Connected Airplanes

Avionics I August 10, 2017

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[Excerpt] With the launch of its second generation satellite network, and 3 million devices using its in-flight connectivity network every month, ViaSat is investing millions of dollars in research and development of its next generation network already in an effort to achieve a state of airplane internet nirvana in the next few years. Executives from the California-based satellite service and in-flight Wi-Fi hardware provider discussed what needs to occur to support growth in airline passenger internet usage during its first quarter fiscal year 2018 earnings call Wednesday.