Wed, Oct 20, 2010
I-Ku Pairs Innotech Software, Technology With ViaSat Terminal,
Worldwide Yonder Network Service
Innotech Aviation has received multiple FAA STCs for its
I-Ku airborne high-speed Internet system for installation on
Bombardier Global Express aircraft. Innotech is completing
installations at its Montreal facility. European Aviation Safety
Agency (EASA) approval is in process.
The I-Ku system incorporates the ViaSat VMT-1500 airborne
high-speed Internet terminal and delivers data and voice
connections using the worldwide coverage of ViaSat
Yonder® service for the highest speeds available in the
Using proprietary software applications developed by Innotech,
users on in-service aircraft enjoy simultaneous access to
high-speed Internet service, Voice over IP (VOIP), Voice Wi-Fi, and
other office-in-the-sky applications. Simultaneous on-board
connection can be made with any wireless devices, such as laptops,
Blackberries, iPhones, and iPads.
Innotech Aviation, director of sales and marketing, Tony
Rawlinson said, "The I-Ku system supports the growing demand for
seamless connectivity from home or office direct to the aircraft.
With a fixed monthly service fee of approximately $6,000 for
unlimited worldwide access, and the fastest airborne Internet
service on the market, the system is a must for aircraft owners
looking to maximize connectivity and the overall value of their
The I-Ku system can be installed in 10-15 days, depending on the
aircraft configuration, and weighs less than 45 lbs.
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