Inflight connectivity provider Gogo says its bandwidth boosting ATG-4 (air-to-ground-4) upgrade will be installed on about 500 airliners by the end of 2013, up from the 40 aircraft equipped today. Several changes, including a move to four directional antennas from two omni-directional (omni) antennas, will allow Gogo to increase its peak data rate to as high as 9.8 Mbps from 3.1 Mbps maximum with the legacy system that has been operational for the past four years. The new service, ...


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