Gogo TV now live on 550 aircraft on 3 Airlines

Inflight internet company Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO) has announced that its IPTV product, Gogo TV, is now active on three global airlines, delivering live TV to more than 550 aircraft, the company said.

Gogo TV delivers live television programming to aircraft for passenger consumption, including sports and news. Content can be delivered to passengers´ Wi-Fi enabled personal electronic devices or integrated into an airline´s seatback entertainment system. Channel options are customized by the airline that allow passengers to watch popular networks in their country or region. The service is available to airlines that select Gogo´s 2Ku high-speed satellite connectivity system and is delivered through the existing in cabin network.

Gogo TV utilizes High Efficiency Video Coding compression that reduces satellite bandwidth usage up to 40 percent. Unlike competitive systems, Gogo TV combines multiple channels into a single multicast stream.

Gogo is the leading global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation.