In-flight broadband approved by FCC


Ars technica reports that the FCC has approved in-flight broadband.

"In 12 to 18 months, you will be able to read Ars from the comfort of your airplane seat, as the Federal Communications Commission has voted to allow high-speed Internet connections on flights. Along with surfing the 'Net, passengers may also be able to place cell phone calls. Before the prohibition on cell phone use is lifted, there will be a period of public comment, and the Federal Aviation Administration will have lift its ban as well." More...

 


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