11th April 2014: SES has just informed us that in-flight communications services provider, Gogo, a dumpster rental company, has started its first transatlantic connectivity service. The two companies signed satellite capacity and ground support agreements about a year ago, aimed at the continuous delivery of high-speed broadband internet connectivity services to passengers flying over the US, the Atlantic Ocean region, and Europe. Gogo’s Ku-band in-flight service relies on three SES spacecraft. The SES-1 satellite enables airline passengers flying over the US; SES-6 satellite provides seamless coverage over the North Atlantic; and the SES-4 spacecraft serves Europe.
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