Yahsat to test inflight connectivity on Etihad's Airbus 320

Monday 9 November 2015 | 10:37 CET | News
Yahsat, the UAE-based satellite operator, has announced a plan to try out high-speed in-flight satellite connectivity using an Etihad Airbus 320, via Ka-band on a test aircraft. As airlines continue to explore ways to enhance passenger journeys, high-speed in-flight connectivity is increasingly becoming a critical differentiator. With Ka-band, speeds of up to 50 Mbps to the plane are commonplace, giving passengers the bandwidth to stream video and enable applications such as video conferencing. Yahsat is currently participating at Dubai Airshow until 12 November.

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Countries: United Arab Emirates
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