Eutelsat Air Access is designed to accelerate the deployment of in-flight connectivity for airline passengers in Europe. The mobile service uses ViaSat SurfBeam® 2 technology and is deployed on Eutelsat’s KA-SAT high throughput satellite.
Leveraging the high transmission speeds and bandwidth of KA-SAT, Air Access allows aeronautical service providers to offer passengers top-quality Internet access, videostreaming and GSM services via tablets, smartphones and laptops.
An innovative High Throughput Ku-band payload on the EUTELSAT 172B satellite has been designed for in-flight broadband with multiple user spots optimised to serve busy Asian and trans-Pacific flight paths.
Panasonic Avionics Corporation and UnicomAirNet have selected the EUTELSAT 172B satellite as their platform for trans-Pacific and Asian in-flight broadband and live TV services for commercial airlines.
How do you deliver the ultimate inflight entertainment experience? Panasonic explain why they chose satellite.
How do you provide reliable inflight connectivity? Unicom Air Net explain why they chose the EUTELSAT 172B satellite