April 10, 2013
Thales makes new connections with Gogo
Thales, a leader in In-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) systems and Gogo, a leading provider of in-flight connectivity, announced a new partnership. The relationship will enable airlines to select a highly integrated, powerful IFEC product that combines Gogo’s connectivity solutions with the Thales TopConnect cabin system. Thales and Gogo first partnered to deliver an IFEC solution for a major U.S. airline and are now teaming up to offer line-fit solutions for the global market. The solution will be based on the Thales TopSeries AVANT® platform and will utilize Gogo’s connectivity solutions. Gogo currently offers solutions based on Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Ka-band satellite service, Ku-satellite and Air-to-Ground (ATG) technologies.