September 23, 2014 2:51 AM ET

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Company Overview of Gogo Inc.

Company Overview

Gogo Inc. provides in-flight Internet connectivity and wireless in-cabin digital entertainment solutions in the United States and internationally. The company, through its proprietary air-to-ground (ATG) network and satellite-based technologies, offers a suite of connectivity solutions and other services, including passenger connectivity, passenger entertainment, and operations-oriented communications services, as well as advertising, e-commerce, content, and other offerings, such as destination-based event ticketing, flight tracker, and weather and travel sites. The company operates in three segments: Commercial Aviation North America; Commercial Aviation Rest of World; and Business Aviatio...

1250 North Arlington Heights Road

Suite 500

Itasca, IL 60143

United States

Founded in 1991

720 Employees

Phone:

630-647-1400

Key Executives for Gogo Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 57
Total Annual Compensation: $643.5K
Executive Chairman and Member of Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee
Age: 68
Total Annual Compensation: $184.8K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 56
Total Annual Compensation: $338.8K
Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 48
Total Annual Compensation: $378.0K
Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Engineering
Age: 47
Total Annual Compensation: $285.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Gogo Inc. Key Developments

Gogo Inc. Partners with Virgin Atlantic for In-Flight Connectivity Services

Gogo Inc. announced that it will partner with Virgin Atlantic to offer in-flight connectivity services on Virgin Atlantic's existing fleet of aircraft. Virgin Atlantic is the first European airline to partner with Gogo and is committed to Gogo's game changing global connectivity solution - 2Ku - which Gogo expects will deliver unprecedented bandwidth to the aircraft. Gogo and Virgin Atlantic have agreed on principal terms and are currently working to finalize a definitive agreement. Under the agreement, all of Virgin Atlantic's existing aircraft will be retrofitted with Gogo's 2Ku solution.

Gogo Announces Bidding Award to Provide In-Flight Connectivity Services for Vietnam Airlines

Gogo announced the receipt of a bid award letter from Vietnam Airlines to provide in-flight connectivity services on Vietnam Airlines' fleet of Boeing 787 aircraft and a majority of Vietnam's Airbus A350 aircraft. Under this bid award, the aircraft will be outfitted with a mix of Inmarsat's new GX Aviation Ka-band service and its SwiftBroadband connectivity. Vietnam Airlines is expected to be the first Gogo commercial airline to use Inmarsat's global xpress ka-band satellite technology. Reportedly, the parties are currently negotiating a definitive agreement, with the GX service currently expected to launch in the second half of 2015.

Gogo Partners with T-Mobile to Deliver Free In-Flight Services to T-Mobile Users

Gogo Inc. announced it forged a new partnership with T-Mobile (TMUS) to provide free in-flight texting and voicemail to T-Mobile customers on all U.S. airlines equipped with Gogo. The new service will start on September 17 and T-Mobile customers will be able to send and receive messages and voicemail using their own smartphone over Gogo's in-flight Wi-Fi system.

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