The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) has announced that Row 44, a subsidiary of Global Eagle Entertainment, has become its latest member.
“SIA is pleased to welcome Row 44, further augmenting the association’s representation of the dynamic satellite-based in-flight entertainment and connectivity sector,” says Patricia Cooper, President of SIA. “As a provider of satellite-based service to nearly 500 commercial aircraft on four continents, Row 44 will lend considerable experience to SIA’s active regulatory and spectrum activities that support the satellite sector’s on-going innovation and investment in mobility capabilities.”
“In joining SIA, we are looking forward to contributing to the continuing responsible development of this compelling global technology. Our customers and fellow members deserve our dedication in collaborating to provide the best possible environment for current and future users of this precious resource,” says John Guidon, Chief Technical Officer of Global Eagle Entertainment. “Stewardship of the licensed spectrum remains as critical as ever to emerging satellite technologies, and certainly inflight connectivity is a prime example of an area that greatly benefits from SIA’s leadership.”