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Gogo Inflight Internet Service Takes Off With Venturi Wireless Optimization

16/03/2010 13:21

Sunnyvale, Calif. (PRNewswire / WorldTourismNews) - Venturi Wireless, a global provider of mobile broadband optimization solutions, announces that Aircell, the leading provider of airborne communications, has deployed its data optimization products. After a successful initial deployment in 2009, Aircell has decided to expand its use of Venturi's optimization solution throughout its groundbreaking Gogo® Inflight Internet service.

 

Venturi's patented operator-grade solutions maximize network efficiency and deliver the most compelling mobile subscriber experience available for both data and multimedia applications. Additionally, the Venturi Mobile Operator solution controls network costs by substantially reducing the amount of traffic on the network. Venturi's solutions have long optimized applications like web and video for subscribers of mobile operators on the ground. Now with this deal, Venturi has vaulted into the most exciting new segment for mobile Internet access, air travel.
 

Anand Chari, Aircell's Vice President of Engineering commented, "We continuously seek out various ways to provide our customers the best user experience possible. Venturi's optimization solutions enable us to significantly accelerate subscriber internet access, while simultaneously reducing our network costs."
 

"We are delighted that Aircell, the market leader, has decided to grow its relationship with Venturi, and excited to continue our leadership in this important market segment," said Tomas Isaksson CEO of Venturi Wireless. "We are proud whenever we receive repeat business from a satisfied customer. With this deployment, passengers everywhere in North America can enjoy a superior inflight Internet experience when using Gogo."
 

Fundamental to the entire solution is Venturi's Adaptive Airlink Optimization,(TM) which combines transport optimization, application optimization, and predictive compression. Adaptive Airlink Optimization applies the ideal optimization techniques based on the available bandwidth to boost application performance and efficiency under all radio frequency (RF) conditions.
 

About Aircell

Aircell® is the world's leading provider of airborne communications. As winner of an exclusive FCC frequency license in 2006, Aircell has built a revolutionary mobile broadband network for commercial and business aviation. In 2008, the Aircell Network and its inflight portal, Gogo®, revolutionized the commercial airline passenger flight experience by delivering a robust Internet experience at 35,000 feet. In addition, the Aircell Network provides airlines with connectivity to operations and a path to enhanced cabin services such as video, audio, television and more. A similar feature set is available to Business aircraft operators. Aircell has facilities in Broomfield, Colorado, and Itasca, Illinois. Aircell's vision is to give everyone the ability to stay in touch, in flight®. For more information about Aircell, please visit www.aircell.com.
 

About Gogo
Gogo®, powered by Aircell, turns a commercial airplane into a Wi-Fi hotspot with true inflight Internet access. Passengers with Wi-Fi enabled devices, such as laptops, smartphones and PDAs, can surf the Web, check e-mail, instant message, access a corporate VPN and more. For more information about Gogo, please visit www.gogoinflight.com.
 

About Venturi Wireless
Venturi Wireless is the trusted leader in providing mobile services optimization solutions to mobile operators worldwide. Its patented operator-grade solutions maximize network efficiency and deliver the most compelling mobile subscriber experience available for both data and multimedia applications. The company's products are in active use by customers in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Africa. Venturi Wireless is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. Find more information on the Web at https://www.venturiwireless.com/.
 

Source: Venturi Wireless

CONTACT: Zohar Fuchs, VP Sales of Venturi Wireless, +1-408-215-5156,
zfuchs@venturiwireless.com, or Arianne Venuso of Aircell, +1-630-647-1088,
avenuso@aircell.com

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