System Features Small Antenna and One AVANCE LRU to Fit on Business Aircraft of Any Size
Gogo's exclusive antenna assembly, designed in conjunction with
To access the network, the new service will require just one Gogo AVANCE LRU inside the aircraft, which means existing AVANCE customers will only have to install the
"This will be a fast and affordable broadband system that will provide best-in-class global performance on the broadest range of aircraft in business aviation," said
The OneWeb network will deliver performance comparable to terrestrial broadband services, with game-changing low latency that is significantly less than geostationary satellites (GEOs). A multitude of users will be able to simultaneously perform data-heavy interactive online activities such as conducting simultaneous live video conferences, accessing cloud solutions such as Office365, watching live TV, streaming video applications like
"Our agreement with
OneWeb's LEO constellation is fully funded and will consist of 648 satellites, 428 of which have already been launched.
"The world has been waiting for a high performance, cost-effective, flat panel antenna solution to realize the global, high-speed, low-latency promise of LEO satellite broadband – and Hughes has delivered," said
Unlike GEO solutions, Gogo's LEO service will include one fuselage-mounted unit with an integrated antenna, modem, power supply and RF converter; will only require 28 volts of DC power; will not rely on aircraft-positioning data; and will include an AVANCE router.
"We've designed the system to reduce costs by simplifying the installation," Aguirre continued. "We have long delivered affordable, high-quality connectivity, and award-winning customer service to aircraft owners in
For customers with an AVANCE L3 or L5 system in
The Gogo broadband service for business aviation will be available soon after the OneWeb network is fully launched and commercially available.
Gogo will provide global customer support through its network of 118 authorized dealers, including 24 that operate outside
Gogo is the world's largest provider of broadband connectivity services for the business aviation market. We offer a customizable suite of smart cabin systems for highly integrated connectivity, inflight entertainment and voice solutions. Gogo's products and services are installed on thousands of business aircraft of all sizes and mission types from turboprops to the largest global jets, and are utilized by the largest fractional ownership operators, charter operators, corporate flight departments and individuals.
As of March 31, 2022, there were 2,699 business aircraft flying with Gogo's AVANCE L5 or L3 system installed, 6,526 aircraft flying with its ATG systems onboard, and 4,522 aircraft with narrowband satellite connectivity installed. Connect with us at business.gogoair.com.
OneWeb is a global communications network powered from space, headquartered in
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