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jan 23

Southwest and American test inflight WiFi

Southwest Airlines announced today that it plans to begin trials of satellite-to-airplane broadband Internet service sometime on four airplanes this summer. Passengers with WiFi enabled devices, such as laptops, will have full Internet access, via a high-speed connection.

Meanwhile, American Airlines is installing high-speed Internet service on its 15 planes that it uses mostly for cross-country trips.

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