This Gogo offer is also available to users of other Chromebooks. These are the HP Chromebook 11, HP Chromebook 14, Acer C720/P Chromebook, Acer C7 Chromebook, Samsung Chromebook, Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550. These days, I'm willing to pay for access. The prices range from $5 for a single hour, $16 for a 24-hour pass, $59.95 for unlimited monthly internet, and $49.95 for unlimited access on a single airline.
Up to now, Gogo worked by using an Air-To-Ground network of cellular towers. That not only limited Gogo's speeds, it also made it impossible to use for trans-oceanic flights. 2Ku, however, uses satellites for its connectivity so Gogo services will, theoretically, be available anywhere.
According to a statement by Michael Small, Gogo's president and CEO, "Virgin Atlantic's relationship with Delta Air Lines will also allow us to build a seamless experience for passengers who fly both airlines." While Delta has yet to announce that it will be deploying 2Ku, as one of Gogo's first customers it seems almost certain they will. In the meantime, the honor of being Gogo's first 2Ku North American partner goes to Aeromexico.
While Gogo is the best known company for its in-flight internet, they're not the only one in the game. TTNET, Turkey's largest ISP, already provides satellite-based internet services for Turkish Airline passengers.
Soon, I think, almost all airlines will be offering in-flight Wi-Fi. That should make us both more productive — although at 70Mbps I can also see watching Netflix in the air as well.