The Olympic Games motto Citius, Altius, Fortius (faster, higher, stronger) could well be applied to the inflight connectivity (IFC) challenge. Airlines and passengers want onboard Wi-Fi to have all three attributes, but achieving it is still a Herculean task. High-speed connectivity in the air remains important, but “stronger” is also becoming more relevant. Customers are looking for stability, and that Wi-Fi service strength will come from a more mature and joined-up ...

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