Embraer has selected Panasonic Avionics Corporation to provide inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) for the E-Jets E2, the second generation of E-Jets family of commercial aircraft.
The new contract extended the partnership between the two companies, with Panasonic offering now Wi-Fi Streaming Entertainment and Wi-Fi connectivity services for the E2s aircraft.
Panasonic’s Global Communications Services, which include broadband connectivity, live television and mobile phone services, are available on over 99.6% of all air traffic routes.
It is the only global, broadband inflight connectivity service operating in every country in the world today.
With eXW, passengers can enjoy on-board movies, music, news, and in-cabin services through their own personal devices. It supports Windows, Mac OS, and iOS devices, as well as browsers including Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome, and Firefox.
The Embraer E2 has accrued 275 firm orders. Currently, the E-Jets are operating with about 70 customers in 50 countries.