Gogo, a global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation, has announced is entering the Indian market by establishing a technology development centre in Chennai, with plans to be fully operational by March 2018.
Gogo will commence its operations in Chennai with a team of about 30 engineers and developers, and it expects to increase it to 100 this yearend. The Chennai facility is being established as part of Gogo’s continued international expansion and will support the company’s inflight connectivity technology development and engineering efforts. The facility will also support Gogo’s marketing efforts with India-based airlines as the market for inflight services opens up in the region.
“We are excited to set up base in India with our facility in Chennai. Our presence in India provides access to a large pool of technology and software talent, which will enable us to accelerate the development of our inflight connectivity and entertainment solutions and introduce them to the market,” said Anand Chari, executive vice president and chief technology officer at Gogo.
With more than 25 years of experience, Gogo is the global leader in inflight connectivity and wireless entertainment services for commercial and business aircraft. At present, Gogo has 19 commercial airline partners and provides services and solutions to more than 3,000 commercial aircraft and more than 4,200 business aircraft around the world.