Travellers want wifi in hotels to be free, but Asian travellers happy to pay for in-flight web
While two-thirds of hotels in Europe now offer free wifi, much to the relief of many travellers, their counterparts in India and Singapore have a vastly different opinion when it comes in-flight connections.
Will the Feds ever relax the rules on using phones in flight?
Hop on an Emirates flight in Dubai and get up to cruising altitude. You realize you forgot to tell your assistant to make some crucial plans when you arrive at your destination. No problem: Just take out your cell phone and make a quick phone call.
May – LIVE on Sport 24
We are extremely excited to announce that we will be bringing you plenty of LIVE action throughout the rest of May.
This weekend’s LIVE action includes:
- The ATP World Tour Masters 1000s where Djokovic and Nadal are still in contention on the clays courts of Rome.
- The final match day of the Barclays Premier League 2012/2013 season, Arsenal take on Newcastle in a last chance bid to enter themselves into the Champions League.
- The final match day of the Bundesliga 2012/13 season.
There will also be daily highlights from the Giro D’Italia through to 26th May. Sport 24 will be broadcasting the final 4 stages LIVE!
DON’T MISS IT FOR THE WORLD!
Ryanair considering on-board wi-fi, with movies and TV shows
Ryanair is weighing options for on-board passenger wi-fi, with firms including US-based LiveTV having pitched solutions to the carrier, the Irish Independent has learned.
Inflight WiFi – When is it worth it?
Inflight WiFi is rarely what I’d describe as inexpensive, so when it is worth the cost?
Etihad expands NYC service with switch to Boeing 777s
Etihad Airways will grow its capacity this summer on its New York JFK-Abu Dhbai route.
Sport 24 Euroleague Basketball Final Four
Sport 24 is pleased to announce that it will be broadcasting LIVE action of the final four matches of the Euroleague Basketball to determine who will be crowned champion of the four remaining teams, who are: FC Barcelona, CSKA Moscow, Olympiacos Piraeus and Real Madrid.
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May Week 2 – Premier League, Bundesliga, ATP 1000s Madrid & F1
In the Barclays Premier League, tension is mounting as the teams at the bottom of the table are putting in their final efforts, fighting for as many points as possible in their last few matches of the season to avoid relegation. Wigan Athletic play away at Arsenal, who are vying for a fourth place finish to qualify for the Champions League. Manchester United will be awarded with the Barclays Premier League Trophy after they play Swansea on Saturday.
Also this weekend, in the Bundesliga, Bayern Munich will take on FC Augsburg on Saturday. There is sizzling tennis action from Madrid in the ATP World Tour Masters 1000s from Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Roger Federer.
Also from Spain Sport 24 is pleased to be bringing you fast paced, exhilarating action from the Formula 1 Grand Prix. The starting grid will include of the best drivers in the world, such as Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonnen and Jenson Button. Can McClaren claim their first victory of 2013 as they confidently claim?
And from the beautiful countryside of Italy Sport 24 will bring you daily highlights of the Giro D’Italia, and the final four stages LIVE.
Catch all of the action LIVE on Sport 24.
Don’t Miss It For the World!
Julius Genachowski’s FCC Swan Song: Get Faster Wi-Fi on Planes
The airline seat could be about to lose its prized status as the last respite in America from 24/7 broadband Internet access.
FCC considers plan to boost Wi-Fi speed in-flight
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday started deliberations on a proposal that would offer a new type of in-flight broadband service promising U.S. fliers higher Wi-Fi speeds and better connections.
Connect. Communicate. Discover.
Connect to Your World
Continue on with your connected life in-flight using your laptop or mobile device.
Communicate the Way You Want
Chat, post, email, text, tweet, call
or conference right from your
seat — at 30,000 feet.
Discover the Possibilities
Enjoy an in-flight experience where the things you live for come to life.