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AeroMobile launches world's first inflight 3G service


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Working with market leading airlines AeroMobile is setting new standards for inflight connectivity
In conjunction with Panasonic Avionics, leading inflight connectivity provider AeroMobile has launched the first inflight 3G network, creating a step change in the connected experience.

The inflight 3G network operated over Panasonic's Ku service enables a quality and range of services much closer to those experienced on the ground. Faster browsing, bigger attachments, quicker posts, more responsive apps and gaming all lead to a better connected cabin experience taking connected travel into a new era. 

While 3G has been established for some time on the ground, deploying 3G over a satellite network is a challenge, both technically and commercially. airberlin’s entire fleet will have AeroMobile’s 3G service installed with its A330-200 the first aircraft to currently enjoy the higher speeds the technology provides. AeroMobile will start to roll-out 3G connectivity across other partner airlines in the months ahead.

“After enabling the first ever inflight connectivity with a mobile phone on a commercial aircraft in 2008, it’s extremely exciting that we now offer passengers 3G connectivity - another world first. This provides a significant change to the speed of connectivity for passengers using their phones inflight and supports their desire to always be connected", said Kevin Rogers, CEO of AeroMobile.

AeroMobile is a mobile network operator, with over 320 roaming agreements with operators in 146 countries.

The service is easy to use; passengers simply turn on their phone to connect to the onboard 3G network and are billed directly by their home operator.

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