Speeds of up 30 MB per second is the goal, as Air China adds the necessary equipment to more and more planes as things move forward. It’s all 4G here, as air-to-ground technology is thanks in part to ZTE—they’ve actually teamed up with Aircell to help out the Air China project.
The best news of all is that the WiFi sounds like it is free to all passengers aboard these equipped flights. However, part of us worries that something has been lost in translation. We can only imagine that at some point Air China officials will see the dollar signs, and will only flip the switch in exchange for some credit card digits.