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“Live” In The Air: New Channels Take Off As Panasonic Expands In-Flight TV Service

Source: panasonic.aero »

Panasonic Avionics, a leading provider of in-flight entertainment and communication systems, announces the enhancement of its exclusive eXTV global live television service with three robust channel offerings – CNBC, CNN International, and a Japanese-language channel, NHK World Premium.

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Sport 24 LIVE In-Flight 28 August – 3 September

SPORT24 US Open Tennis 2013The US Open, the last tennis Grand Slam of the year, has started and already there have been some excellent LIVE matches and they’re only going to get better as the tournament continues.

Defending Champions; Andy Murray and Serena Williams will have to fend off the likes of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Victoria Azerenka, Na Li and Caroline Wozniacki in their quests for the singles title.

In the Barclays Premier League there are matches on Saturday and Sunday, in the run up to the end of the transfer window. Sunday is being dubbed as ‘Super Sunday’ with competitive matches: Liverpool v Manchester United and Arsenal v Tottenham hotspurs

In the Bundesliga, FC Schalke take on Bayer 04 Leverkusen, and Eintracht Frankfurt play Borussia Dortmund which is sure to be an exciting match.

Catch all of the above action LIVE on Sport 24

Sport 24 LIVE In-Flight Throughout September

SPORT 24 September LIVEWe’re excited to announce September’s LIVE action taking place on Sport 24.

US Open Tennis

The US Open is one of the greatest sporting events in the world, attracting the world’s best tennis players who all wish to compete in the final Grand Slam of the calendar year. Taking place in late August through to early September, players descend on New York to compete for the revered title of US Open Champion, to etch their name in the history books. As the world’s largest annually attended sporting event, the US Open attracts more than 700,000 people. Matches are played in a lively and electric New York atmosphere to delight viewers all around the world, wherever they are!

Formula 1

The Formula 1 Championship teams descend on Italy and Belgium in September. Both courses equally tough, and will test each driver, pushing them and their cars to their maximum capacity.

Drivers include defending World Champion Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso & Mark Webber.

Premier League

The 2013/2014 Season has begun! Catch live action from the top teams as begin their campaign for victory. There will be a unique blend of high energy football, played by some of the greatest players from around the world for teams such as Liverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspurs.


The Bundesliga is one of the strongest, most competitive, watched and talked about leagues in the world with many of the globes greatest players. The strength of the German teams in this season’s Champions League has once again demonstrated the excitement and quality of German football.


Broadband in the sky! You could soon be surfing the net on planes, trains and boats 10 TIMES faster than now

Source: dailymail.co.uk »

Having to wait until you land to check your emails could soon be a thing of the past as new satellite technology could provide airline passengers with super-fast broadband while in the sky.

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High-speed broadband joins the jet age

Source: independent.co.uk »

Airline passengers pining for faster in-flight internet access anywhere in the world – even over the oceans – are about to get their wish as satellite operators find success where Boeing failed a decade ago.

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Sport 24 LIVE In-Flight: Barclays Premier League, ATP 1000s & Bundesliga

SPORT 24 Aug 14-19We’re excited to announce that Sport 24 will be broadcasting LIVE action from the Barclays Premier League, the ATP Masters 1000 series in Cincinnati and Bundesliga this weekend.

The Barclays Premier League Season 2013-2014 begins this weekend with worldwide excitement. Sport 24 will be broadcasting LIVE matches including Liverpool v Stoke City, Swansea v Manchester United and newly promoted Crystal Palace v Tottenham Hotspurs to name a few.

Live action from the ATP Masters 1000 series from Cincinnati where top players from around the world are competing at a high standard in preparation for the US Open Grand Slam taking place at the end of August.

There is also LIVE action from the Bundesliga as they enter Match week 2, teams playing include Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Eintracht Frankfurt


Higher bandwidth key to British Airways’ selection of Panasonic for inflight connectivity trial

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British Airways chose Panasonic Avionics as its partner for a planned inflight connectivity trial on a Boeing 747 later this year because it wanted to offer a high bandwidth connection to gain a truer understanding of how its customers would use onboard Wi-Fi.

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Sport 24 LIVE In-Flight: PGA, Bundesliga, & ATP Masters 1000s

SPORT 24 August 8-14August 8-14 fantastic sports events will be broadcast LIVE on Sport 24.

  • The final Golf Major of 2013 starts today – the PGA Championship. Some of the players include Tiger Woods, Justin Rose, Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood and Sergio Garcia, all competing for the title.
  • The Bundesliga 2012-2013 season starts on Friday with Bayern Munich in action against Borussia Monchengladbach.
  • There’s plenty of action from the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 series; Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, Thomas Berdych and other top players are competing in Montreal this week and Cincinnati next week all in preparation for the US Open Grand Slam taking place at the end of the month.