Finally, a report conducted by a study group of competent people full of common sense, from the French senate, has recognized the uselessness of the SAIP mobile application which has been developed under the previous French government as a way to warn the population about terrorist attacks in their neighborhood.
Recently I had a flight to Singapore on a SilkAir plane equipped with free Wi-Fi on board providing a streaming access to a selection recent movies, TV short features and some music for all passengers, but no access to Internet which is the very costly part in an airplane. SilkAir is the short-haul carrier of Singapore Airlines which operates a fleet of Airbus A320 and Boeing B737-800 aircrafts.
[This is a repost from an article I published in LinkedIn in Feb. 2016]
Let’s start this post with some boring introduction that states the obvious.
“With the rapid expansion of data services and the explosion of traffic over radio networks, operators face challenges to get all those gigabytes through the airwaves while maintaining or improving the quality of service… blah-blah-blah” yeah, this is certainly something you have heard over and over already.