AeroMobile and Telenor sign IPX and Mobile Services agreement

Aeromobile Communications Ltd (AeroMobile), a subsidiary of Panasonic Avionics Corporation and Telenor announced the signing of an IPX and Mobile Services agreement (LTE, SS7 and Data), which enables superior mobile services. Through Telenor, passengers can connect to AeroMobile’s inflight roaming network and use their mobiles on aircraft just as they would on ground.

The new contract signed in October 2017 provides air travelers of over 20 airlines including; Etihad Airways, Emirates, Lufthansa, Virgin Atlantic and SAS to experience the full benefit of being connected while in the air.

“We’re delighted to have signed this agreement with Telenor,” said Kevin Rogers CEO of AeroMobile. “Since launching our connectivity service back in 2008 over 40 million travelers have connected to our network to talk, text and tweet inflight. We’re looking forward to taking our service to the next level in partnership with Telenor.”

“Through connecting with AeroMobile, air travelers can keep in touch at 30,000 feet enjoying seamless, high-quality and secure roaming”, said Harald Krohg, CEO of Global Wholesale in Telenor. “By expanding our top roaming quality to air travelers, we are offering them the connectivity to the rest of the world. We look forward to exploring new services such as VoLTE and Wi-Fi roaming with AeroMobile in the future” he concluded.

 

About AeroMobile

Aeromobile Communications Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Panasonic Avionics Corporation, is a UK-based mobile service provider for the aviation industry. AeroMobile provides world class, proven, technology and services that enable airline passengers to use their own mobile phones for voice, texting and mobile data whilst inflight.

AeroMobile’s services are available for installation either at the point of aircraft manufacture (line fit) or on aircraft in service (retrofit) across both Airbus and Boeing aircraft. Since 2008, over 40 million passengers have successfully connected to the AeroMobile network inflight.

The AeroMobile service is currently available on; Aer Lingus, Air France, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Alitalia, Asiana Airlines, Emirates, Etihad, EuroWings, EVA Air, Cathay Pacific, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Malindo Air, Qatar Airways, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines and Virgin Atlantic.

For more information on AeroMobile go to www.aeromobile.net

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About Telenor

Telenor Group is one of the world’s major mobile operators with more than 176 million mobile subscribers in Europe and Asia. Connecting the world has been Telenor’s domain for more than 160 years, and we are driven by a singular vision: to empower societies.

The Global Wholesale business unit of Telenor is the international communication provider of Telenor Group, offering global reach with managed quality to customers worldwide. We deliver high quality interconnect solutions within Voice, Roaming, Connectivity and Digital services; providing you with the world at hand wherever you are.

To learn more please visit www.telenor.com/globalwholesale

Press contact

Atle Lessum, VP, Telenor Group Communications
al@telenor.com / +47 415 05 645