Around 82 airlines worldwide now offer in-flight WiFi, with several large global airlines preparing for full or near full rollouts.
In-flight WiFi will be offered on over half of commercial aircraft worldwide by 2022 as an in-flight entertainment option.
Satellite systems offer better and more reliable WiFi coverage on board flights than current air-to-ground technology.
With Mango's full fleet online, the low-cost airline offers on-board connectivity starting from R1 for a day pass during October.
In today's technology roundup: In-flight WiFi premieres, wireless browsers shut out of Olympics, sale of bank data alarms Germany, Yahoo makes push for Net-enabled TVs, and UK pushes for lower VAT on green products.