Boeing, Global Eagle Entertainment join to offer aircraft satellite connectivity

|About: The Boeing Company (BA)|By:, SA News Editor

Boeing (BA -0.1%) and Global Eagle Entertainment (ENT +10.9%) signed a new technical services agreement to assess the latter's satellite-based connectivity solution for airlines worldwide.

Global Eagle currently connects over 550 planes over four continents with its Ku-band satellite-connected system.

Since the system can be pre-installed on new Boeing 737s and 787s, the agreement can have a profound impact on future sales.

The evaluation is expected to be completed next year.