Gogo Announces 4G Connectivity Solution for Business Aircraft

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  • Gogo Biz 4G will provide fast, reliable and proven performance to the business aviation market

Broomfield, CO | October 14, 2015– Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO), the leading provider of in-flight connectivity and entertainment solutions to the global aero market, announces a new 4G connectivity solution for the business aviation market.
Available at the beginning of 2017, Gogo Biz 4G represents a significant increase in capability when compared to existing solutions. It will give business aircraft passengers “the speed they need” to power their digital lifestyles in flight – without skipping a beat.
Gogo Biz 4G – Key Capabilities

  • Reliable 4G performance
  • Streaming video and audio
  • E-mail with attachments
  • Web browsing
  • Voice
  • VPN support
  • Service coverage in the continental U.S. and portions of Alaska and Canada
  • Utilizes advanced air-to-ground technology operating on licensed spectrum
  • Loyalty programs with significant trade-in incentives available to current Gogo customers wishing to upgrade to Gogo Biz 4G

John Wade, Gogo Business Aviation’s executive vice president and general manager, said, “We cracked the code on in-flight connectivity many years ago, and we’re excited to continue offering more and more performance to customers. Gogo Biz 4G is a solution business aircraft operators can count on. It leverages Gogo’s proven air-to-ground network and technology that has already flown hundreds of thousands of hours aboard thousands of business and commercial aircraft.”

Created specifically for the business aviation market, Gogo Biz 4G is a specially-designed application of Gogo’s latest air-to-ground technology. The Gogo Biz 4G equipment package will incorporate dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi service and a host of other features – all from a single, lightweight box.

From an installed customer base of more than 9,000 aircraft worldwide, Gogo serves more than 80,000 passengers every day. With over 1,000 employees and nearly $1 billion of in-flight technology investment to date, Gogo’s track record of delivering high-performance in-flight connectivity solutions is unmatched in the market.

The company’s existing range of Gogo Biz solutions will remain available after Gogo Biz 4G shipments begin. “Whether it’s a turboprop that wants a simple e-mail and cockpit app solution or a large jet looking for the fastest and most robust connectivity experience available, Gogo has proven solutions to meet virtually every need,” added Wade.

Gogo Business Aviation will showcase a complete range of global and U.S. domestic in-flight connectivity and entertainment solutions – including the new Gogo Biz 4G system – at the annual NBAA convention, November 17-19 in Las Vegas.

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