August 2 2018  |  Connectivity & Satellites

Global Eagle celebrates installation milestone

By Rachel Debling

Global Eagle Wi-Fi equipment is now flying on more than 1,000 aircraft around the world, according to an announcement from the company.

This number includes 700 aircraft for Southwest Airlines, a decade-long customer of Global Eagle. These installations allow the airline to provide its passengers with newly deployed live streaming of iHeartRadio music, in addition to other inflight entertainment options.

“Global Eagle continues to grow on all continents and deliver industry-leading technology and customer experience as consumer habits evolve,” said Josh Marks, Global Eagle CEO, in a statement.

Per Norén, Global Eagle EVP and Chief Commercial Officer, also commented: “We will deliver innovative and integrated connectivity, content solutions and continued best-in-class service to all customers globally."

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