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Depending on the company, thousands of work hours are lost each year because of frequent airline travel that prevents employees from accessing the Internet and the corporate network. There are several in-flight Wi-Fi based systems under test at the moment with various airlines. However, this research note focuses on an emerging, non-satellite based system. Aircell's in-flight broadband network could provide affordable and reliable Internet and corporate network access during flights.
This research note also discusses the following points:
- Why enterprises should be interested in Aircell's in-flight service.
- Where and when the technology will appear.
- The potential enterprise value proposition.
The availability of cost-effective, reliable in-flight broadband services could benefit many enterprise business travelers as well as their companies.