US technology firm Panasonic Avionics is to double the number of TV channels available through its eXTV live television service, as the connected aircraft continues to change the way airlines offer inflight entertainment (IFE). Panasonic delivers eXTV through its eXConnect Ku-band service. At the moment, around 650 aircraft are equipped with eXTV, which currently spans up to five channels. “We expect to double the number aircraft connected to eXTV by December,” Panasonic ...

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