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Wi-Fi work through China Mobile and Airbus

On Eastern Airlines flights, the passengers use Wi-Fi services to access the Internet on mobile devices. Photo from China Daily.Click Here For More.

The Shenzhen-based Airbus China Innovation Center and China Mobile Intelligent Mobile Network Technology Co., Ltd. signed an agreement to jointly develop airborne Wi-Fi services, driven by the growing demand for in-air connections.Click Here For More.

Luo Gang, CEO of the Airbus China Innovation, said “The cooperation will develop an end-to-end solution and create new in-flight high-speed connectivity, leveraging the favorable policy on the use of portable electronic devices on board and the upcoming 5G technology,”Click Here For More.

Airbus and China Mobile’s subsidiaries did not show further details.

In January this year, Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) lifted restrictions on the use of mobile devices for domestic flights. The passengers can now use mobile phones, tablets and laptops throughout the flight as long as their airplane mode is switched on.

Airbus Shenzhen Innovation Center opened last year. It is Airbus’s first innovation center in Asia and the second innovation center in the world after Silicon Valley. China Mobile Intelligent Mobile Network was launched in June. The company will focus on the transportation industry and 5G, and deepen its research and development in the field of intelligent transportation, including autopilot and air connection.

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