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ISED won’t free up airline spectrum for mobile use

telecom | 12/14/2018 9:55 am EST

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) says it doesn’t plan to reallocate air-to-ground spectrum bands in the 800 MHz range for mobile use or issue them on short-term licenses, rejecting a suggestion from Rogers Communications Inc. — at least for...

Repurpose spectrum used for plane connectivity for mobile: Rogers

telecom | 09/21/2018 5:41 pm EDT

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) should change the spectrum bands allocated to air-to-ground services in order to free up more spectrum for mobile...

Air Canada to expand WiFi capacity

telecom | 04/09/2014 2:21 pm EDT

Air Canada said Wednesday that it would begin equipping the rest of its North American fleet with WiFi capabilities next month. The airline said in a press release it already has two planes equipped with WiFi. Subject to a final...

WestJet to offer in-flight WiFi

telecom | 02/18/2014 6:22 pm EST

WestJet Airlines Ltd. will begin to offer in-flight WiFi and Internet access this year thanks to a multi-year deal between the low-cost carrier and Panasonic Corp.’s avionics division. The deal, announced in a Feb. 14 press...