[VIDEO] TEK Talk, Episode 3 (Bandwidth)

The ‘TEK Talk’ mini series continues with Episode 3 on the topic of bandwidth, discussing how much bandwidth is really needed for an office-in-the-sky (or on-the-ocean, or on-the-road, or any mobile broadband) experience.  Also touching upon future technologies and how they will drive antenna designs going forward. Features Seth Miller, Aviation Technology Journalist, interviewing Bill […]

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[VIDEO] TEK Talk, Episode 2 (Battle of the Bands)

In a battle of the bands, who wins: Ku-band or Ka-band? The ‘TEK Talk’ mini series continues with Episode 2 on the battle of the bands.  They cover how HTS spot beams contrast to FSS wide beams, the advantages and disadvantages, and ultimately which one is better.  Features Seth Miller, Aviation Technology Journalist, interviewing Bill Milroy, […]

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Impressive Real-World Tests of Gogo 2Ku on Delta Airlines

A couple third-party real-world tests of the Gogo’s 2Ku IFEC system showing impressive data rates and connectivity have been flowing in. Both Jason Rabinowitz and Seth Miller, RGN contributing editors, took flights on Delta Airlines between JFK and MIA conducting speed tests consistently clocking in between 15 Mbps and 19 Mbps.  Both expressed how flawlessly streaming […]

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[VIDEO] TEK Talk, Episode 1 (Phased Arrays)

We’ve produced a brand new series called ‘TEK Talk’ covering a broad range of hot topics in the world of satellite communications.  Watch Episode 1 below as Seth Miller, Aviation Technology Journalist, interviews Bill Milroy, ThinKom CTO on the discussion topic of phased-arrays.  They cover how phased-arrays contrast to traditional gimbaled antennas, the different types […]

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Gogo Completing One Install Per Day

Gogo’s install rate continues to ramp up! A recent article on Runway Girl Network states: “Pacing to reach its stated goal of equipping up to 100 aircraft with 2Ku inflight connectivity by the end of the year, Gogo feels confident about the robustness of its supply chain. ‘We are comfortable with the supply chain, and we’ve given […]

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How Antennas Are Evolving for IFEC

Our CTO, Bill Milroy, was recently quoted in a GCA Link article on the evolving antennas for IFEC.  It also features several prominent pictures of our ThinAir Falcon-Ku3030. “Airplanes need antennas, and lots of them. Some can carry well over 60 for a variety of purposes, but one has come to the spotlight — the […]

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[Video] ThinKom Manufacturing in Action

ThinKom’s manufacturing team continues to ramp up production every month and is running like a well-oiled machine–much like the ThinAir Falcon-Ku3030 they’re building, except without the oil of course.  That’s just one of the many ongoing production lines at our design and manufacturing headquarters in Hawthorne, CA.  These mature, proven, and fielded antennas are being produced […]

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GOL First Flight – 2Ku Now on Over 15 Planes on 4 Different Airlines

Brazil’s GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes, Brazil’s largest air transportation group, has become the first airline in South America to offer in-flight internet on board.  Using Gogo’s (ThinAir Falcon-Ku3030 based) 2Ku, the service will be free for six months. It is expected that the entire fleet will be equipped with entertainment and connectivity systems, as well as […]

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Gogo Wins Air France-KLM Connectivity Deal

Gogo continues to rack up wins with its 2Ku technology, enabled by ThinKom’s ThinAir Falcon-Ku3030, this time its 124 long-haul aircraft with Air France-KLM. The breakdown is as follows: “A total of 68 Air France Boeing 777s and 15 Airbus A330s, as well as 29 KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Boeing 777s and 12 Airbus A330s, […]

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Gogo Granted Regulatory Approval for Service over China

CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the global leader in providing broadband connectivity solutions and wireless entertainment to the aviation industry, announced today that it has received regulatory approval from the various Chinese regulatory bodies through its local partner China Telecom Satellite, and will work with China Telecom Satellite to offer in-flight connectivity […]

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