First delivery of ECA Group's aWAP to provide WiFi for B767 Corporate Jet
This new contract reinforces ECA GROUP’s commitment to the In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) market. The customer is a middle-eastern completion center providing specific equipment for defence and commercial aviation, including equipment for State planes.
Already successfully equipped with ELiTe - Emergency Locator Transmitters, the customer has once again placed its trust in ECA GROUP's solutions.
ECA Group's aWAP - Wireless Access Point Combination - is enhanced with a COTS supplied by Cisco as part of a partnership. The integrated adaptable COTS provides wi-fi service on board using the aWAP equipment. It is another key element for the client, who is already familiar with material's configuration and maintenance.
Developed with the latest technologies, the aWAP range addresses the needs of Commercial and Business Aviation airlines wishing to improve their passenger experience on board.
ECA GROUP’s Wireless Access Point (WAP) range is at the forefront of technology, which appeals more and more to aircraft operators by offering the possibity for the passengers :
- To enjoy the benefits of the Wi-Fi coverage in the cabin
- To use personal devices on board
A proper wireless network helps enhancing the comfort of passengers during flights while protecting their data from attacks, especially when cyber-security is increasingly becoming a major source of concern.
This new “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) concept is increasingly being adopted by airlines and fleet managers as it provides a significant added value to their various services in the world of internet-based In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) and Connectivity.
Aircraft Wireless Access Point (aWAP) range
With aWAP and aWAP-MS, the "all-in-one" Server and Wireless Access Point Combination, ECA Group’s offer is comprehensive and modular providing its customers with the most reliable, efficient and secured passengers’ experience.
The aWAP range is made of two innovative very high throughput solutions:
- aWAP : a compact lightweight Access Point
- aWAP-MS : an “all in one” solution integrating an Access Point and a Media Server
Cisco is a worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since 1984. Its people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow's digital opportunity today.
Its range of wireless network and BYOD solutions helps you connect to the internet, even in mobility situations, while protecting your data from attacks by offering cutting-edge and highly protective security solution for any size organization.