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FCC Implements New Rules for In-Flight Internet Service

Posted: Dec. 28th, 2012  |  By DailyLuxe News

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 The good thing here is that the new rules by the FCC are designed to speed things up for the airlines and their passengers. 

Previously, companies were FCC-approved to provide in-flight Internet services on a case-by case basis. The new rules will open up the playing field to hasten the application process, as each proposal will be reviewed for its compliance with existing protocol.

 In a report today from CNET.com,FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said the new rules will help meet the demands of American travelers.

"These new rules will help airlines and broadband providers offer high-speed Internet to passengers, including by accelerating by up to 50 percent the processing of applications to provide broadband on planes," Genachowski said in a statement.

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