Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications company, and Honeywell has announced an expanded agreement where Honeywell, as part of its GoDirectâ¢ Cabin Connectivity suite of services, will offer Viasat´s high-speed Ka-band in-flight Internet service to large and mid-cabin business jet customers, the company said.
Viasat´s Ka-band service is proven to support more passengers and more devices simultaneously through all phases of flight, when performing bandwidth-intensive applications, including accessing virtual private networks, or streaming high-definition (HD) video calls, cloud content or live TV entertainment.
GoDirect will offer the Viasat Ka-band and dual-band service to new Viasat customers, as well as their current Viasat Ku-band customers interested in migrating to or adding Viasat Ka-band service. Certified units of the Viasat Ka-band shipset will be available for several business jet airframes in the second half of 2018.
Viasat is a global communications company that believes everyone and everything in the world can be connected. For more than 30 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the world communicate. Today, the company is developing the ultimate global communications network to power high-quality, secure, affordable, fast connections to impact people´s lives anywhere they are–on the ground, in the air or at sea. To learn more about Viasat, visit: www.viasat.com.