in Technology

SITAONAIR to deliver industry inflight mobile 3.5G connectivity

Posted 6 April 2017 · Add Comment

SITAONAIR is to pioneer inflight mobile services using high-speed broadband connectivity.

The inflight mobile service provider will deploy inflight 3.5G mobile network services over the high-speed broadband satellite connectivity of GX Aviation.

Enhanced 3.5G capabilities will be available to all airlines through the company’s Mobile OnAir application by the end of 2017.



Francois-Xavier Mateo, head of cabin, said: “SITAONAIR is the very first in the industry to be introducing future-proof inflight cellular technologies over GX Aviation. This announcement is a significant and exciting development for inflight mobile services.

“In 2016, an impressive 19 million airline passengers chose to connect to SITAONAIR’s inflight cellular network. By December this year, Mobile OnAir will be delivering its enhanced broadband-based mobile experience for airline passengers.”

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Ethiopian Airlines in talks to partner Air Djibouti

Ethiopian Airlines has initiated talks with the government of Djibouti over a possible partnership with Air Djibouti, reports ch-aviation.

Air Seychelles suspends Madagascar ops over plague outbreak

Air Seychelles announced last week the suspension of flights to Madagascar following an outbreak of pneumonic and pulmonary plague on the Indian Ocean island, reports ch-aviation.

Zimbabwe government minister in legal battle over Rainbow Airlines

Zimbabwean Minister for Information Communication Technology, Supa Mandiwanzira, has been taken to court by a fellow shareholder of local start-up carrier Rainbow Airlines citing breach of contract, reports ch-aviation.

Aviation Africa 2018 announces key speakers and EgyptAir endorsement

Links between Africa and the Middle East are being reinforced through the location of the 2018 Aviation Africa event, which will take place at the Intercontinental Hotel City Stars in Cairo, April 17-18.

Ethiopia extends E-Visa service MICE participants

Ethiopian Immigration and Nationality Affairs main Department in collaboration with Ethiopian Airlines Group has launched E-Visa service for African and international participants of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and

Third H160 prototype joins the flight test campaign

The third H160 prototype (PT3) has performed its maiden flight. With its cabin interior configuration similar to that of a serial aircraft, will contribute to certification activities and flight testing to ensure the aircraft's

Aviation Africa SK18418
See us at
Aviation Africa BT18418Global Aerospace BT28218AIMA Africa 2017ACI Africa BT77181017AfBAC Expo BT2017