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Gogo to Acquire Airfone for In-Flight Spectrum Boost

In-flight Wi-Fi company Gogo announced Monday it will purchase the Airfone radiotelephone service unit from Jet Blue LiveTV LLC, bagging Gogo a 1 MHz spectrum license. The acquisition adds to its existing 3 MHz license, for which Gogo beat out JetBlue in an auction in 2006. Gogo filed its S-1 in December with plans to raise up to $100 million in its eventual IPO.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik