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American and Virgin airlines will roll out an inflight WiFi product called GoGo in about six months, ensuring that every douche with a MacBook — all of CG included — will now be able to Twitter from 30,000 feet.

Gogo uses a ground-to-air system that allows small antennas on the planes to pick up signals being pumped out terrestrially. Aircell has 92 giant antennas spread across the country, most of which sit in the same antenna farms that are used by cellular carriers; they can pump data that can be picked up at 45,000 square feet on planes flying at 500 miles per hour in a 350-mile radius. Despite not being commercially available, the system is currently operational.

Expect to pay $12.95 for cross-country flights or $9.95 for short, three-hour hops.

U.S. In-flight Broadband Is A-gogo by Spring [GigaOm]

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