Gogo, Spafax partner on in-flight entertainment

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Inflight Wi-Fi company Gogo Inc. has partnered with Spafax to help manage and develop content for Gogo’s entertainment service.

Gogo Vision, a wireless inflight entertainment system, is installed on more than 1,700 commercial aircraft used by six major airlines as well as some business aircraft.

London-based Spafax already manages onboard entertainment for more than 50 airlines. The company works with original content providers, including major Hollywood and international studios.

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“Content is at the core of our business, and we know that our international team of experts will help deliver an even more appealing and diverse Gogo Vision entertainment offer,” Spafax chief executive Niall McBain said in a news release.

Gogo said Spafax will also help streamline the content delivery, increasing the speed and reliability for Gogo clients.

Itasca-based Gogo employs more than 800 people. It has additional operations in Broomfield, Colorado, as well as overseas.

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