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Gogo increasing in-flight Internet speeds to 70Mbps

The new service will become commercially available in the middle of next year

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Hands On: T-Mobile's free international roaming

The speed of the service is capped, so is it really useful when traveling?

Deutsche Telekom and Rimowa's smart suitcases have integrated tracking

The bags have an integrated e-ink display that shows weight, whom the suitcase belongs to and a barcode for pairing it with a smartphone app.

Wi-Fi roaming starts to take flight with Hotspot 2.0

Boingo launched automatic login capability at 21 U.S. airports on Monday.

House committee passes bill banning in-flight phone calls

The bill would allow mobile device users to surf the Internet and send text messages

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How Global Eagle keeps you connected to the Internet even when you're up in the air

To get an idea of how a satellite-based Wi-Fi network works on an airplane, we took a ride on a 1940s-era seaplane for an up-close look.