WBA recently launched the In-flight Connectivity whitepaper which provides perspectives of the key drivers to the growing demand for In-flight Wi-Fi access in airplanes and the evolving technical advancements in offering seamless customer experiences in connectivity from the latest in-flight solutions.

Moving forward, WBA will focus on the creation of a concise vision on how a frictionless connection to the airplane Wi-Fi network will significantly improve the user experience and dramatically increase the uptake rate in service by providing a seamless, accessible, reliable and high-performing experience for the user gate-to-gate. Examining market challenges for In-Flight Wi-Fi, the normalization of service metrics will lead to increased efficiency and revenues for all stakeholders.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Business objectives

  • Showcase how a high-quality In-flight Connectivity experience can help the industry to reduce network operational costs and enable passengers to easily and securely connect to in-flight Wi-Fi services
  • Build and detail the technical enablement model for a seamless and roaming experience across the globe
  • Provide recommendations to address the market challenges, surpassed using the NGH Business model

Target Outcomes

  • Set the benchmark for the value proposition of in-flight connectivity and recommendation of monetization tactics for airlines
  • Analyse the technical challenges and opportunities for in-flight connectivity enablement options through prominent use cases
  • Develop a set of test cases under key deployment scenarios for optimal In-flight Wi-Fi connectivity

Target Audience

WBA Members, Airline Transportation & Manufacturers, Satellites and Air-to-ground Operators, In-Flight connectivity hardware/software providers, Touristic Industry service providers, IoT Players exploring in-flight data analytics, Wi-Fi advocates, Wi-Fi operators, Cellular Operators, Networking equipment providers

LEADING PARTICIPANTS

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Keywords

In-Flight, Air-to-ground, Ground-to-air, Tower, Satellite, Airline, Connectivity, In-Flight Internet, In-Flight Broadband, Hotspot 2.0, EAP

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