In Vietnam Vinaphone just provide messaging services on aircraft and future customers to use the internet at an altitude of several thousand meters still quite far away, the U.S. government this country has announced they will upgrade and widely used internet services offered on flights at speeds up to 9.8 mps in 2013. Internet service provider mentioned that the U.S. government called Gogo, will enable customers can connect to the internet via a satellite signal through ATG-4 system. This is a modern system is equipped with EV-DO Rev. A technology. B. With two satellite modem connected through the antenna mounted on aircraft, Gogo will provide a bandwidth of 9.8 mps on each flight. You may think that this rate is quite small if users have to share with other passengers, however, this is a great step forward in terms of technology with speeds of 3.1 mps Gogo today. The Gogo are only used on 13 flights of the airline U.S. Airways and American Virgin. The service provider said, to prepare for the whole system, the equipment will be installed on the steel birds early next year.
Update: A major airline U.S. by United Airlines also announced Gogo apply on some of their flights in early 2013. Vietnam hopes users will soon enjoy this technology.
Gogo is a company established in 2008, major field of activity is to provide broadband services for U.S. domestic flights. The services that this company uses is based on EV-DO Rev. A technology. A, a technique based on the collection of 3G signals between aircraft and ground stations
Source: The verge