Rockwell Collins Buys IFE Wi-Fi Specialist

Avionics firm Rockwell Collins has acquired Singapore-based Pacific Avionics which manufactures inflight entertainment (IFE) and on-board wi-fi systems.

Avionics firm Rockwell Collins has acquired Singapore-based Pacific Avionics which manufactures inflight entertainment (IFE) and on-board wi-fi systems.

Pacific Avionics’ wireless cabin intranet and wi-fi platform will now be integrated into Rockwell Collins’ cabin products offerings.

Pacific Avionics claims its technologies can stream video content wirelessly to more than 250 passengers simultaneously, is able to support apps and provide fast onboard wi-fi.

Kelly Ortberg CEO of Rockwell Collins said: “This acquisition builds on our overall information management strategy by enabling wireless distribution of digital information aboard the aircraft.”

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