Network Computing is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC
Another Airline Adds Boeing's In-Flight Net Access
China Airlines said Wednesday that it will add in-flight broadband access provided by Connexion By Boeing.
The access, provided by a Boeing business unit, is already either available or will be soon from six other international carriers such as Germany's Lufthansa, Japan Airlines, Korea Air and SAS. So far, no U.S. airlines have signed up for the service.
Taiwan-based China Airlines said in a statement that it initially will deploy the service on flights to and from New York, Los Angeles, Anchorage, San Francisco and Vancouver, British Columbian.
Both phone and Internet access for airline passengers have been in the news lately. Boeing's arch-rival, Airbus, is currently testing in-flight Internet access and other vendors have been testing equipment that would allow passengers to make calls with their cell phones.
Recommended For You
Network slicing could be the answer to 5G rollout – but it's not easy to implement. Automation provides a way forward.
Wi-Fi 7 products, due out in 2024, will offer significantly more performance for enterprise users and can support more users in denser environments compared to Wi-Fi 6.
6G will leverage many different bands and tools to meet the ever-growing demands and expectations for cellular communications.