Gogo Business Aviation selected to provide in-flight connectivity and entertainment programmes to NetJets

Gogo Inc (Nasdaq:GOGO), a provider of in-flight connectivity and entertainment solutions to the global aero market, announced on Wednesday the selection of its subsidiary, Gogo Business Aviation LLC, by NetJets, a Berkshire Hathaway company and a provider of private aviation, for a new programme that will bring a minimum of 650 Gogo in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) systems to the NetJets fleet.

Financial details of this selection were not available.

Reportedly, this programme will provide NetJets customers with a full suite of IFEC capabilities including voice and texting (via passengers' own smartphones and mobile numbers), Internet, e-mail, on-demand movies, TV episodes, news, moving maps, flight progress information, destination weather, amongst others.

According to Gogo, no other fractional provider is believed to offer such an advanced and complete in-flight connectivity and entertainment experience to its customers.

This programme will deploy a host of individual products, services and on-board hardware from Gogo Business Aviation, including Gogo Biz, in-flight Internet and voice service; Gogo Text & Talk, a service that enables calling and texting in flight with passengers' own smartphones and mobile numbers and Gogo Vision, an in-flight entertainment and information service.

Also, operationally, Gogo Vision will be updated automatically via Gogo Cloud, the company's exclusive, nationwide content delivery network.

Reportedly, Installations aboard the first aircraft in the programme have already been completed at Duncan Aviation facilities in Lincoln, Nebraska, and Battle Creek, Michigan.

Published in Telecomworldwire on Thursday, 16 April 2015
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