It wasn’t easy, but JetBlue is putting limited WiFi on some of their planes:

Actually, it takes a lot more than magic for the Airbus A320 named “BetaBlue” to bring limited WiFi connectivity to properly-equipped passengers throughout the single-class cabin: quite a bit of technical and administrative work went into getting this service off the ground, from snatching up and deploying a rare slice of 800MHz ground-to-air spectrum to effectively managing cell tower connections while traveling over 500mph to developing clients that would maximize the precious bandwidth being shared by so many mobile gadget lovers.


Engadget’s entire review can be found here. If you don’t want to read the whole thing, let’s just say JetBlue had a rocky takeoff.


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