Australian Communications and Media Authority yesterday approved an inflight cellular communication trial on one Qantas aircraft for up to 12 months and said it will consider "the potential for permanent regulatory arrangements for the service" once it collects and analyzes results from the evaluation program (ATWOnline, Aug. 29, 2006). "The granting of permissions for the evaluation service is the culmination of many months of work aimed at facilitating an industry need," ACMA Chairman ...

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