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Sir Richard Branson: VoIP "might be possible" on Virgin flights

On the inaugural flight of Virgin America airlines, Engadget's Paul Miller sat down with Virgin Group chair Sir Richard Branson.After some pleasantries and various visioneering yada yada, Paul asked Sir Richard about the possibility of VoIP on Virgin Atlantic and Virgin America:"So you think technologies like VoIP that would be enabled by the internet...
Written by Russell Shaw, Contributor

On the inaugural flight of Virgin America airlines, Engadget's Paul Miller sat down with Virgin Group chair Sir Richard Branson.

After some pleasantries and various visioneering yada yada, Paul asked Sir Richard about the possibility of VoIP on Virgin Atlantic and Virgin America:

"So you think technologies like VoIP that would be enabled by the internet... it seems like somehow people are going to figure out a way to annoy their neighbor next to them by talk loudly on a plane, how do you feel about that?," asked Paul.

Thus sprach Sir Richard:

"If somebody really wants to talk to somebody, we might well have a couple of rows at the back where people can go and make a call there. We wouldn't really want to have people talking next to each other, but a place on the plane where people can make a call if they really wanted to, if we had VoIP, then that might be possible."

Yea, would love VoIP on such flights, but in the back. That would be cool, Sir Richard.

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