Carlsbad-based ViaSat, which provides satellite communications and broadband services, said today that it has reached a deal with JetBlue Airways, to provide high-speed, in-flight Internet access. ViaSat said the contract calls for an initial equipment and services order for over $30M, to outfit JetBlue's fleet of 170 aircraft with Ka-band airborne terminals and services. ViaSat and JetBlue had already been working together to develop an in-flight broadband services with higher transmission speeds and bandwidth. ViaSat said it will install on JetBlue's Airbus A320 and Embraer E190 aircraft beginning sometime in 2012.
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ViaSat Wins JetBlue