Row 44 Expands In-flight Internet to Include Russia and North Atlantic

By Paul Riegler on 10 September 2013
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DSC_0190Row 44, an in-flight Internet provider, announced it has expanded its network coverage to include Russia and the North Atlantic.  The increase in service is in conjunction with an agreement with Hughes Network Systems, a provider of satellite broadband connectivity.

Row 44, an in-flight Internet provider, announced it has expanded its network coverage to include Russia and the North Atlantic. The expansion of service coverage is with the result of an agreement with Hughes Network Systems, a provider of satellite broadband connectivity.

Passengers on aircraft equipped with Row 44’s system will now have access to in-flight Internet across North America, Europe, and much of Asia.

The Row 44 platform is currently available on over 500 aircraft. The company’s platform, which uses Ku-band satellite technology, supports high-speed Internet access, live television, and video on demand. Ku-band offers faster connectivity than air-to-ground systems.

Row 44 customers include Southwest Airlines, Icelandair, Transaero Airlines, Mango, and Norwegian Air Shuttle.

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