Broadband connectivity products provider Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO) has taken its 2Ku performance to the next level, exceeding speeds of 100 Mbps, the company said.
This performance was achieved on Gogo´s test aircraft, the Jimmy Ray, using Gogo´s proprietary 2Ku antenna, Gogo´s new next generation modem and a high-throughput satellite.
Gogo´s new modem upgrades the performance of both its 2Ku and Ku global satellite services. The proprietary features of the new modem significantly increase throughput and reliability to and from the aircraft. The modem also will support access to streaming video through the Internet and live television programming through Gogo´s IPTV product — Gogo TV.
Gogo has partnerships with 16 commercial airlines and has installed in-flight connectivity technology on more than 2,900 commercial aircraft. More than 4,200 business aircraft are also flying with its solutions, including the world´s largest fractional ownership fleets. Gogo also is a factory option at every major business aircraft manufacturer. Gogo has more than 1,000 employees and is headquartered in Chicago, IL, with additional facilities in Broomfield, CO, and various locations overseas.