Delta Airlines to expand Gogo Vision offerings on domestic fleet

Frequent fliers with Delta Airlines will soon have more access to Gogo Internet during their flights. Delta Airlines has announced that it is expanding Gogo Vision across the entire two class fleet and Delta Connection fleet of Gogo equipped aircraft. Gogo Vision is an in-flight video streaming service.

Delta will begin installations in 2012 on its domestic fleet and expects to complete installations to support to Gogo Vision by 2013. Delta Airlines also expects to have a new international Wi-Fi service featuring Gogo Vision completed by the end of 2015. Once Delta completes the new installations, it will have more than 950 aircraft featuring Gogo Wi-Fi connectivity and Gogo Vision.

Delta has also announced that it intends to upgrade its fleet to the next-generation Gogo ATG-4 platform. That upgrade will enhance existing air to ground network and improve user capacity on the aircraft. The Gogo Vision service has an internal server that is stored on the plane, and video is streamed to passengers Wi-Fi enabled devices.

The service will feature both television programs at a per show charge and full-length movies from major Hollywood studios. Individual television episodes will sell for $0.99 with a full-length Hollywood movie costing $3.99. Passengers will be able to sort through titles by genre, length, and search for specific movies or shows and can preview before purchasing.