Jet Airways To Offer Flight Wireless Streaming Service

Jet Airways is all set to introduce a new in-flight service for streaming of entertainment content directly to Wi-Fi enabled personal devices of the passengers.

Moreover, the airline would offer in-flight entertainment (IFE) streaming service in phases and enable passengers to stream their selection from the wide range of multilingual content available inboard.

The service is likely to start by the second quarter of 2016. The streaming of content can be done through wireless mode to Wi-Fi enabled personal devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops.

The new system has been developed in collaboration with Global Eagle Entertainment Inc.
The airline said it also plans to upgrade from a streaming service to a full broadband satellite connectivity in the future, subject to regulatory approvals.
The move will allow passengers to enjoy services such as Internet surfing, e-mail, social media, connecting flight information, instant messaging, real time travel services and destination deals.

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