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USMobile $10 Inflight & Boingo WiFi Plan

Old Oct 12, 18, 2:54 pm
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I wonder if an organization could cut a deal with them to offer it as a member benefit?
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Old Oct 12, 18, 3:02 pm
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Originally Posted by Dubai Stu View Post
I wonder if an organization could cut a deal with them to offer it as a member benefit?
IPass has group rates for offices.
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Old Nov 20, 19, 3:28 pm
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I noticed several posts mentioning iPass. I have iPass through my work. It works on Gogo equipped flights on DL, AA and UA. However, it doesn’t work on AA with viasat WiFi. The only roaming/third-party service allowed on ViaSat are Boingo (but not the complimentary Boingo via Amex) and Gogo (but not the complimentary Gogo passes from CNB and other credit cards).
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Old Nov 20, 19, 6:42 pm
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Originally Posted by nort View Post
I noticed several posts mentioning iPass. I have iPass through my work. It works on Gogo equipped flights on DL, AA and UA. However, it doesn’t work on AA with viasat WiFi. The only roaming/third-party service allowed on ViaSat are Boingo (but not the complimentary Boingo via Amex) and Gogo (but not the complimentary Gogo passes from CNB and other credit cards).

I have inquired a couple of times about this precise topic. iPass has replied they are "working on an agreement" so that iPass can be used on Viasat-equipped flights. It is unclear whether there needs to be an agreement between iPass and Viasat or iPass and AA.
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Old Nov 21, 19, 8:59 am
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Originally Posted by nort View Post
I noticed several posts mentioning iPass. I have iPass through my work. It works on Gogo equipped flights on DL, AA and UA. However, it doesn’t work on AA with viasat WiFi. The only roaming/third-party service allowed on ViaSat are Boingo (but not the complimentary Boingo via Amex) and Gogo (but not the complimentary Gogo passes from CNB and other credit cards).
If you have a paid Boingo subscription (not through a credit card), are you able to access ViaSat for no additional charge? Or does it charge a per-minute roaming fee?
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Old Nov 22, 19, 6:46 pm
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Originally Posted by javabytes View Post
If you have a paid Boingo subscription (not through a credit card), are you able to access ViaSat for no additional charge? Or does it charge a per-minute roaming fee?

You can access Viasat with a Boingo account but it's a steep roaming fee (like US$0.24 per minute, if memory serves).
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Old Nov 23, 19, 8:21 pm
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Originally Posted by javabytes View Post
If you have a paid Boingo subscription (not through a credit card), are you able to access ViaSat for no additional charge? Or does it charge a per-minute roaming fee?
I don't have a paid Boingo subscription, so can't answer. But I see that ESpen36 has answered it. If the roaming fee is so steep, then I for one wouldn't go that route.
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Old Nov 23, 19, 8:23 pm
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Originally Posted by ESpen36 View Post
I have inquired a couple of times about this precise topic. iPass has replied they are "working on an agreement" so that iPass can be used on Viasat-equipped flights. It is unclear whether there needs to be an agreement between iPass and Viasat or iPass and AA.
Hope iPass makes it happen soon. The inability of wifi is a big downer while flying AA flights with ViaSat. I get so much work done when I have GoGo on the flight using my iPass.
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