Press Release
Press Release



ARINC introduces Oi! airborne Internet
ARINC introduces Oi! airborne Internet
Hamburg - April 01, 2008

ARINC’s presented today at Aircraft Interiors in Hamburg the new Oi service which offers versatile in-flight connectivity to passengers Called Oi – for “onboard Internet” – this new service is in development for offer to the airlines this year.
It centres on a Web portal designed to be hosted on the aircraft’s cabin server and made accessible to in-seat screens and passenger laptops by both wired and wireless networks.
A clear, user-friendly selection of screens allows the passenger to select among a range of offerings, including Internet and corporate network access, Webmail, instant messaging, live news and sport, podcasts and airline information.
The service will be open to both Mac and PC laptops, and the user will not have to load any special software. Oi has been developed over the past 15 months by ARINC for use by AeroMobile.

The system manages the passengers requests according to the available satellite bandwidth to compromise between performance and freedom of use.