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Monday July 25, 2005 2:31 am

Boeing’s In-Flight Internet Preparing for Takeoff


ConnexionSeveral tech-minded journalists were invited this week to take Boeing’s new broadband service for an test flight.  The on board service, dubbed Connexion, would service the plane with 20Mbps of bandwidth.  Taking advantage of the connection would cost anywhere between $10 and $30, depending on the type and length of the flight.  While this all may sound wonderful, especially for those living the traveler’s high-tech lifestyle, the down side is that none of the major airlines have shown any official interest in purchasing the service.  In the era of budget and service cuts in the airline industry, it may be a while until we can join the mile-high web surfing club.

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