Some airlines now offer in-flight WiFi to their passengers. Not knowing exactly how these things work, I'm imagining there could potentially be a lot of buffering involved that makes streaming video services like Netflix fairly useless. Will in-flight WiFi from a service like Gogo Air be suitable for heavy internet use such as streaming video? What kind of download speeds can be expected?
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I was able to find this pertinent bit specifically for Gogo Air:
So it seems like streaming video would likely be a poor experience for both the user and for other passengers in the case of Gogo Air. I don't know about other services.