Antennas of the Future

Our CTO, Bill Milroy, is quoted in the Global Connected Aircraft Summit article on how antennas are evolving. “We’ve seen the expectations of the airlines and their customers steadily evolve from general satisfaction with the ‘older’ lower data rate ‘closed’ regional solutions of the not-too-distant past to the ‘newer’ higher data rate ‘open’ global connectivity passenger […]

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First 2Ku for Business Aviation in Europe

Gogo has obtained their first 2Ku customer for business aviation with K5-Aviation in Europe.  The EASA STC, which is available for Airbus ACJs, allows a broad base of installations. “This is a great day for K5-Aviation because it brings Gogo’s newest technology to our cabin which means our passengers can stay connected almost anywhere we fly […]

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Gogo 2Ku Connectivity Exceeds 100 Mbps

The articles are flooding in from Gogo’s 100 Mbps media flight, showcasing the latest update to their 2Ku IFEC system!  During one of two demonstration flights out of Newark International airport in the U.S, 53 devices were used on the plane, accounting for 29GB of data on a roughly two-hour flight hitting peak speeds of 100 […]

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Virgin Australia Selects Gogo For In-Flight Connectivity

Virgin Australia is joining the 2Ku revolution to provide the fastest in-flight connectivity in the skies with Gogo.  Welcome to the family!  By using Australia’s largest satellite provider Optus Satellite for domestic and New Zealand services and Intelsat and SES for all other international flights, Gogo is able to leverage both the open architecture of […]

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[VIDEO] TEK Talk, Episode 4 (Low-Profile Antennas)

What’s the big deal about low-profile antennas?  This fourth episode is a spin-off from the phased array topic (Episode 1) drilling down deeper into the pro’s and con’s of low profile antennas and what applications they are best suited for. Features Seth Miller, Aviation Technology Journalist, interviewing Bill Milroy, ThinKom CTO covering a broad range of […]

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[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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Paradigm’s Swarm45 Ka-Band Terminal Gets Telenor’s Blessing

Paradigm’s Swarm45 Ka-Band Terminal has received approval from Telenor Satellite.  The Terminal uses ThinKom’s unique flat plate antenna, can be ‘carried-on’ luggage and can be rapidly deployed in less than five minutes. Paradigm’s Swarm45 delivers high data rates over Telenor’s THOR 7 and other High Throughput satellites (HTS). “The terminal is designed around the PIM (Paradigm Interface Module) […]

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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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