Indian government refuses to allow in-flight Wi-Fi


If you were hopeful that you could check-in on Facebook at 36,000 feet or even polish your sales pitch last-minute after boarding your flight in India, you might have to wait a little longer. Or perhaps, indefinitely.

After promises of allowing in-flight internet connectivity last August, the Indian government has refused to go ahead with the reform citing security concerns.

A Wall Street Journal report stated that despite calls from the industry, and certifications from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and other regulatory bodies, India will continue to ban Wi-Fi on civilian flights. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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