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Starlink wins aviation contract

On the heels of the news that Delta Air Lines is in talks with Elon Musk’s Starlink broadband satellite service to supply connectivity to its passengers comes news that one, somewhat smaller, airline has signed up to Starlink. JSX Air, which describes itself as a “hop on jet service”, says it has signed up to […]

April 25, 2022By Chris Forrester

Delta looking to SpaceX for IFC?

Delta Air Lines is reportedly talking to SpaceX about the Elon Musk-backed business providing in-flight connectivity and entertainment for its passengers. Delta’s CEO Ed Bastian has confirmed that discussions have taken place but has not added more detail. Delta, based in Atlanta, would have to install suitable Starlink flat-panel antennas onto its aircraft fleet. This […]

April 20, 2022By Chris Forrester

Netherlands: FilmBox launches on Delta, Caiway

SPI International has announced the launch of FilmBox with the Dutch telecommunications provider Delta Fiber. Caiway subscribers in the Netherlands can now access FilmBox at channel 22 and Delta subscribers at channel 34 in the regular channel packages. “We are excited to provide our viewers in the Netherlands with our curated selection of movies and […]

September 3, 2021

Delta partners with XroadMedia

Delta Fiber Nederland (DFN), one of the leading internet and TV service providers in the Netherlands, has partnered with XroadMedia, leading specialists in building innovative and ground-breaking content discovery and recommendations solutions, to enable search, recommendations and personalization for their customers of their Delta and Caiway IPTV services. About the Delta service: · DFN operates […]

April 20, 2021

Viasat winning Delta, and hurting Gogo

Intelsat has ordered up two new satellites to serve its recently acquired Gogo commercial aviation in-flight service. But Intelsat/Gogo faces continued challenges from Viasat which has announced a major airline contract which damage revenues from the existing Gogo service. Viasat says it has won a contract to equip more than 300 Delta Airlines with its […]

January 6, 2021

Intelsat backs free IFE

Delta Air Lines wants to offer its passengers free broadband access whilst they are on-board one of their aircraft. Intelsat agrees, and is backing the move to ‘always on’ broadband in the air. Intelsat’s SVP/Mobility, Mark Rasmussen, quoted by Runway Girl Network (RGN), says that the “free in-flight browsing” is what it, and most airlines, […]

September 29, 2020By Chris Forrester