Boeing Unveils In-flight Web Access
- Broadband Flights Face Delays. Bruzzese, Stephanie // PC World;Mar2001, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p162
Examines aircraft manufacturer Boeing's development of an in-flight broadband system called Connexion. The system's ability to deliver Internet access at T1 speeds; Apparently positive response from business travelers; Factors, such as customer resistance to high prices, which could limit use...
- Inflight broadband vs a finger in your ear. Tanner, John C. // Telecom Asia;Jul2006, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p4
The author reflects on Boieng's plan to sell or shut down Connexion, a service that provides inflight broadband access to passengers and crews. He speculates that the factors contributed to the failure of the service include the bad state of the U.S. airline industry and the pricing scheme for...
- Trying to connect. Johnsson, Julie // Crain's Chicago Business;8/20/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 34, pE6
Reports the deal among commercial airlines to provide Internet and electronic mail services to air passengers in the United States. Plans of Boeing Co. to establish broadband technology; Benefits of the broadband connection to the customers; Concern over expenses.
- Boeing to shut down in-flight Wi-Fi. // Network World;8/21/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 32, p6
The article reports that Boeing Co. will shut down its Connexion by Boeing service, which offers broadband Internet access via Wi-Fi using a satellite connection to the Internet that costs about $10 to $30 per flight on commercial airlines. Lack of customer interest was cited as the reason for...
- Boeing Cuts Delivery Estimates, Prepares For Major Layoffs. Smith, Bruce A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/24/2001, Vol. 155 Issue 13, p29
Focuses on the curtailment of delivery estimates and aircraft workforce layoffs in Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Reduction of Boeing production; Advantages of the proposal; Strategy of long-term diversification.
- CONNEXION CONNECTS WITH FCC. Parmalee, Patricia J. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/7/2002, Vol. 156 Issue 1, p13
Reports on the FCC license received by Boeing allowing passengers to transmit and received broadband data in the United States. Equipments for inflight broadband transmissions; Features of Connexion inflight Internet; Information on the launching customer.
- Inmarsat to lead EU-wide rollout of in-flight passenger broadband services. // European Telecom;Jun2014, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p13
The article reports that the British satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat PLC has announced its decision to spread an integrated telecommunications network to deliver broadband connectivity services for aviation passengers. Topics discussed include the projected in-flight connectivity...
- WI-FI FLUX. CANADAY, HENRY // Air Transport World;Feb2016, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p38
The article discusses the offering of onboard Internet service by airlines, and the challenge faced in providing Wi-Fi either for free or with a fee. Topics discussed include most cabin Wi-Fi as amenity paid for through money, premium fares or loyalty points, premium Wi-Fi offered by airlines...
- Boeing to drop in-flight web service. Shifrin, Tash // Computer Weekly;8/29/2006, p24
The article reports that Boeing Co. is planning to cut its Connexion in-flight Internet service. Due to the lack of interest from the airline industry, the company has decided to quit the broadband Internet market. According to Boeing chief executive, Jim McNerney, a detailed market and business...