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Gogo to launch 4G connectivity for business aviation

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Gogo announced a new 4G connectivity solution for the business aviation market. Available at the beginning of 2017, Gogo Biz 4G represents a significant increase in capability when compared to existing solutions.

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It will give business aircraft passengers "the speed they need" to power their digital lifestyles in flight.

John Wade, Gogo Business Aviation's executive vice president and general manager, said, "We cracked the code on in-flight connectivity many years ago, and we're excited to continue offering more and more performance to customers.

"Gogo Biz 4G is a solution business aircraft operators can count on. It leverages Gogo's proven air-to-ground network and technology that has already flown hundreds of thousands of hours aboard thousands of business and commercial aircraft."

Created specifically for the business aviation market, Gogo Biz 4G is a specially-designed application of Gogo's latest air-to-ground technology. The Gogo Biz 4G equipment package will incorporate dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi service and a host of other features – all from a single, lightweight box.

From an installed customer base of more than 9,000 aircraft worldwide, Gogo serves more than 80,000 passengers every day. The company has more than 1,000 employees and nearly $1 billion of in-flight technology investment to date.

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