Aircom Pacific and ACJ develop Ka-band solution

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Aerkomm, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Aircom Pacific, has begun developing a Ka-band solution to provide broadband voice and high-speed internet access for passengers in ACJ319s, ACJ320s and ACJ321s – as well as Airbus’s commercial airliner equivalents.

Called Aerkomm K++, the solution will offer a broadband rate of 20Mbps per passenger. It combines Aircom Pacific equipment, based on a low-profile antenna, with a retrofit installation designed and implemented by Airbus to EASA and FAA certification standard, which will also be validated by China CAAC.

Aerkomm K++ will provide worldwide coverage including, specifically, within China for Chinese-registered aircraft.

“Staying connected has become a necessity of private jet passengers and, in our increasingly connected and digital world, it is something which more and more of us need, and to which we all increasingly aspire,” said Aircom Pacific’s COO Louis Giordimaina.

“Aircom Pacific’s new Aerkomm K++ promises a new and more attractive way to meet these needs, by providing broadband access to passengers, backed by Airbus standards and experience.”

May 31, 2018

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