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Gogo says speed boost coming to Wi-Fi on planes

Thu Nov 12 10:15:26 EST 2015 | CNN
Wi-Fi on planes is about as reviled as cramped coach seats and checked-baggage policies. But in-flight Internet connections will soon be much more tolerable. Gogo, the company powering Wi-Fi connections on two-thirds of North American airplanes, announced Thursday that it is launching a new Wi-Fi technology that will be about seven times faster than current in-flight Wi-Fi speeds. The new technology, which Gogo has dubbed "2Ku," uses satellites and complex onboard antennas to deliver a much bett..

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Gogo's new 2Ku in-flight WiFi might not be as fast as your home internet connection, but it gets the job done -- and a lot faster than current in-flight connectivity. But how much ..
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