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Chicken run…

I’ve often wondered if Global Eagle’s founders experienced the same dilemma as Benjamin Franklin when deciding which bird to choose as their emblem, and I’ve noted my opinion on several occasions that they appear to have chosen poorly. Now it seems that Global Eagle is up for sale and is trying to entice other inflight […]

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Will AT&T Competition Crush the Upstart?

Will AT&T Competition Crush the Upstart? On Monday, Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO  ) will release its quarterly report and, until a few weeks ago, investors were unreservedly optimistic about the prospects for the provider of Wi-Fi service on aircraft. But now that AT&T (NYSE: T  ) is preparing to offer its own rival in-flight service, the question Gogo faces is whether its ability thus […]

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Balky Wi-Fi Above the Clouds

Balky Wi-Fi Above the Clouds ATLANTA — When he was involved in marketing, it never occurred to Jack Salerno to fire up his computer during a flight, link to the Internet and dig into work. “I liked the quiet time to think,” he said. A career switch to sales in health care heightened his appreciation […]

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Capitol Records and Gogo Team with Ground-Breaking Artist Beck for ‘Cloud-Breaking’ Streaming Event of New Album Morning Phase

Capitol Records and Gogo Team with Ground-Breaking Artist Beck for ‘Cloud-Breaking’ Streaming Event of New Album Morning Phase Capitol Records and Gogo are partnering with Grammy-Award winning artist Beck on the release of his eagerly anticipated new album, Morning Phase. For 30 days, beginning today, Gogo’s 3.5 million unique monthly visitors will have the opportunity […]

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Delta’s international in-flight Wi-Fi expansion begins its rollout next month

Delta’s international in-flight Wi-Fi expansion begins its rollout next month Gogo and Delta have the necessary approvals to start installing satellite dishes into Delta’s fleet of long-haul international jets. Globe-trotters could be connected as soon as March. Delta in the United States was one of the first to jump on the Gogo bandwagon and do […]

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Passengers win ruling in fight over Gogo’s in-flight Wi-Fi “monopoly”

Passengers win ruling in fight over Gogo’s in-flight Wi-Fi “monopoly” Do you think in-flight Wi-Fi is too expensive? So do passengers who filed a class-action suit against Gogo alleging an illegal monopoly — and a judge thinks they might have a case. A federal judge has refused to throw out a class action complaint by […]

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Gogo Flips the Switch on Canadian Wifi Goodness

Gogo Flips the Switch on Canadian Wifi Goodness For those who have been waiting for even more up in the air connectivity in Canada, the wait is now over.Gogo has been busy at work running wires, writing code, checking settings, and doing all the behinds the scenes stuff to get things ready to go. It now looks […]

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Gogo Teams Up with Aeromexico for Even More In-Flight WiFi

Gogo Teams Up with Aeromexico for Even More In-Flight WiFi Aeromexico is getting in on the giving spirit of the holidays in their own little way, as they’re teaming up with Gogo to bring advanced in-flight connection to their flyers. Gogo Vision is coming to at least 75 new airplanes and aircraft, and the new service will make use […]

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U.S. to Consider Cellphone Use on Planes Proposal Would Allow for Calls Above 10,000 Feet

U.S. to Consider Cellphone Use on Planes Proposal Would Allow for Calls Above 10,000 Feet The Federal Communications Commission said it will soon propose allowing passengers to use their cellphones on airplanes, setting up a debate that will pit the technically possible against the socially tolerable. While cellphone use would still be restricted during takeoff […]

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Gogo Touts In-Flight Talk And Text, But Will The Plan Fly?

Gogo Touts In-Flight Talk And Text, But Will The Plan Fly? The Federal Aviation Administration announced last month that it would permit the gate-to-gate use of smartphones, tablets, e-readers and other personal electronic devises on planes across the United States (with a few exceptions) as soon as each airline could demonstrate that its fleet was capable of […]

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