WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Row 44, the leading provider of inflight WiFi and device-based entertainment for airlines around the world, announced today the company has surpassed 350 aircraft installed with the Row 44 system.
"This installation milestone is quite significant as it makes Row 44 by far the world's most widely deployed satellite-based inflight WiFi service," commented John LaValle, chief executive officer of Row 44.
Row 44 also announced an increase in its satellite capacity over North America, Southern Europe and North Africa. Crediting the growth in aircraft flying with its system over the regions, Row 44 doubled the number of active satellite transponders in its North American network, as well as added capacity for its international partners to support aircraft flying over Southern Europe and North Africa.
Added John: "We have experienced tremendous growth in 2012. Increasing the network's satellite transponders over these regions will result in an expansion of bandwidth, which translates to a reliable broadband experience for customers using the service in these areas."
Row 44 will be exhibiting at the upcoming APEX 2012 Expo in Long Beach, Calif., where they will be featuring new interactive displays to showcase the Row 44 inflight entertainment platform. On September 17, APEX will be hosting their annual Awards Ceremony where they will be announcing the winners of the Passenger Choice Awards and Avion Awards. Row 44 has been selected as a finalist for Avion's 2012 "Best Achievement in Technology" award for its launch of live television inflight to passengers' devices
About Row 44, Inc.
Row 44, Inc. is the leading in-flight WiFi and device-based entertainment provider for commercial airlines. Row 44 enables airlines worldwide to provide their travelers with high-speed Internet connectivity, access to world-class entertainment content, including live television and streaming Video on Demand, and local activities that can be booked en route. Aboard more than 350 planes worldwide, Row 44 has the largest fleet of high-speed WiFi-enabled planes that operate over land and sea. The Row 44 platform uses the most reliable, sustainable technology for connectivity available today to deliver airline passengers a quality travel experience, and airlines incremental revenue and growth opportunities. To learn more, please visit www.row44.com.
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