Posted on: 15 October 2015 by Ross McSweeny
Business aircraft passengers seeking “to power their digital lifestyles in-flight" have received a welcome boost with the announcement of a 4G connectivity solution from Gogo.
tCreated specifically for the business aviation market, Gogo Biz 4G is a specially-designed application of Gogo's latest air-to-ground technology. The Gogo Biz 4G equipment package will incorporate dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi service and a host of other features – all from a single, lightweight boxttAvailable at the beginning of 2017, Gogo Biz 4G represents a significant increase in capability when compared to existing solutions, and allows streaming video and audio, e-mail with attachments, web browsing, and voice.
ttService coverage will be available in the continental US and portions of Alaska and Canada.ttJohn Wade, Gogo Business Aviation's executive vice president and general manager, said, "We cracked the code on in-flight connectivity many years ago, and we're excited to continue offering more and more performance to customers. Gogo Biz 4G is a solution business aircraft operators can count on. It leverages Gogo's proven air-to-ground network and technology that has already flown hundreds of thousands of hours aboard thousands of business and commercial aircraft."ttThe company's existing range of Gogo Biz solutions will remain available after Gogo Biz 4G shipments begin. "Whether it's a turboprop that wants a simple e-mail and cockpit app solution or a large jet looking for the fastest and most robust connectivity experience available, Gogo has proven solutions to meet virtually every need," added Wade.tt