Broadband prepares to take off

Next time you board an airplane there could be more to look forward to than a movie and an in-flight meal as high speed net access takes to the air.

Trials of in-flight broadband took place last year on certain flights with Lufthansa and British Airways and proved popular with fliers. Now the company behind the sky-high broadband, a subsidiary of Boeing called Connexion by Boeing, is set to roll out a full service.

It will begin on Lufthansa flights out of Germany at the end of the month.

Lufthansa isn't the only airline that has thought about this, on July of last year, we reported that SAS also has a plan to implement a WiFi hotspots on its flights. -Ed

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