30 April 2014
Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) said it will be the exclusive hardware provider of domestic air-to-ground communication for AT&T´s planned in-flight connectivity services, which will bring faster Wi-Fi to passengers on commercial airlines and business jets.
With the new 4G LTE service, passengers will experience speeds that are a significant improvement from TODAY´s air-to-ground speeds. The service is anticipated to become available as early as the end of 2015.
According to the agreement, Honeywell will build and deliver aircraft hardware needed to connect AT&T´s planned air-to-ground system in the US. With the new service, passengers will be able to enjoy 4G LTE´s fast and dependable connections to watch video, text with family and friends, and access quicker speeds to surf the Internet.
Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; turbochargers; and performance materials.