Government of Japan contracts Connexion by Boeing to provide in-flight Internet access

SEATTLE, 3 May 2006. Connexion by Boeing, a business of The Boeing Company, has been chosen to provide in-flight Internet access for e-mail, data, and voice services for the Government of Japan. The agreement calls for the installation of the Connexion by Boeing mobile information service on two 747-400 executive transport aircraft operated by the Government of Japan starting in February 2007. Installation of the Connexion by Boeing antenna will be performed by Japan Airlines.

May 3rd, 2006

SEATTLE, 3 May 2006. Connexion by Boeing, a business of The Boeing Company, has been chosen to provide in-flight Internet access for e-mail, data, and voice services for the Government of Japan. The agreement calls for the installation of the Connexion by Boeing mobile information service on two 747-400 executive transport aircraft operated by the Government of Japan starting in February 2007. Installation of the Connexion by Boeing next-generation antenna will be performed by Japan Airlines.

The two aircraft to be modified are used by the Government of Japan to provide transportation for the Emperor and high-ranking government officials.

The agreement includes the Connexion by Boeing Executive Private Voice option, a hybrid Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service that provides point-to-point telephone service.

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