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You can soon surf internet mid-air, Trai gives approval for in-flight Wi-Fi

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of (TRAI) on Friday gave green signal to access on-board flight.

The authority recommended allowing through both satellite and

In its recommendation, the authority said, on Aircraft service should be permitted as in-flight connectivity in the Indian airspace.

The move comes after the department of telecom had sought views of the TRAI in August last year over the proposal to introduce voice, data and over Indian airspace for domestic, international and overflying flights.

TRAI said, for mobile services, there should be flexibility to IFC service providers in terms of use of technology and frequencies inside the aircraft cabin that should be consistent with international standards.

The authority also recommended that the operation of mobile communication on should be permitted with minimum height restriction of three thousand metres.

The regulator said, through on-board should be made available when are permitted to be used only in-flight or airplane mode.

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First Published: Sat, January 20 2018. 04:30 IST