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In-cabin network

In order to provide reliable connectivity and customizable entertainment onboard, each aircraft needs to be outfitted with our in-cabin network. Consisting of several pieces of essential hardware on the plane, the in-cabin network delivers connectivity and entertainment to all Wi-Fi enabled devices onboard.

See where each component of the in-cabin network is located on the aircraft

In cabin network


Onboard components



Next-generation onboard server unit that uploads and downloads data to the aircraft both inflight and on the ground.

  • Hosts different software, including the airline portal and content for Gogo Vision
  • Provides more processing power than the previous onboard server due to a dual-blade Quad-core i7 processor with 16GB memory and up to 1.6TB of solid-state disk drives
  • GSM terrestrial modem and dual-band Wi-Fi client enable the flexibility to offer gate-to-gate connectivity for passengers, airline crew, and maintenance teams
  • Developed to support OEM line-fit requirements
  • Supports hundreds of concurrent video streams and up to 2,000 hours of content


Provides the Wi-Fi signal to devices within the cabin.

  • Creates an interface for Gogo's passenger connectivity, entertainment, and Connected Aircraft Services and passenger/crew Wi-Fi enabled devices
  • Option to be “daisy-chained” together, simplifying installation, reducing overall system weight, and ensuring seamless operation
  • Equipped with Wi-Fi antennas, which generate the in-cabin Wi-Fi signal
  • Supports the latest 802.111 standards, including 802.11 ac
Wi-Fi antennas

Wi-Fi antennas

Generates in-cabin Wi-Fi signal.

  • Located on the ACWAP
  • Antenna placement is optimized per aircraft type

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