Row 44 Expanding Inflight Connectivity To China
China Satellite Communications and Row 44 owner Global Eagle Entertainment have signed a memorandum of understanding to help Chinese airlines that want to add in-flight connectivity services. The agreement will also allow Row 44 customer airlines to continue delivering in-flight connectivity services while flying into and over China. The agreement calls for Row 44 to provide hardware and software to support satellite-based in-flight connectivity. China Satellite Communications will provide global satellite connectivity, network security, policy compliance management and partner management support, using its network of 13 satellites and four earth stations.