A Via Satellite Webinar
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Today’s business executive wants Internet connectivity constantly. However, on airplanes, many executives have to take time out from this connectivity. However, things could be about to change, and satellites could be at the forefront of an Internet revolution on airplanes. Lufthansa, the German airline, is set to equip its long-haul aircraft with a state-of-the-art satellite broadband solution. The question is will Internet connectivity be a game changer for business executives who fly around the world
Join Via Satellite in this webinar to find out what airlines really think of satellite powered broadband solutions and what they can bring to the table.
Get your questions answered and find out the answers to key questions facing companies trying to monetize these compelling and diverse landscapes.
- Find out about Lufthansa’s plans in offering Internet solutions to customers and the technical challenges involved in this deployment.
- What is the business case for offering such services? Will executives, even other types of passengers choose airlines with better connectivity options?
- How will such services be priced and how can the investment be justified?
- What lessons have been learned from the Boeing Connexion situation a few years ago, and why might things be different this time.
Via Satellite will have some of the industry’s top executives and thinkers presenting to you directly and answering all of these key questions facing companies in this sector.
Director, Product Competence Center, Lufthansa
Senior Manager Operations Technologies
Doug Murri is the Senior Manager Operations Technologies for Southwest Airlines, the nation’s largest airline in terms of domestic Customers boarded. Doug’s primary responsibility includes the implementation and management of communication systems for the Company’s 545 Boeing 737 aircraft. Southwest Airlines operates over 3,300 daily flights to 64 cities throughout the United States.
Doug is leading the operational and technical efforts to bring satellite based internet connectivity to Southwest Airlines’ Customers. In addition to Wi-Fi for Customers use, Southwest will use the system for operational communications.
Doug has been was instrumental in implementing and managing large communications and infrastructure projects at Southwest Airlines, including ACARS and electronic flight bags.
Doug began his career at Southwest Airlines in 1995 and has held roles in various departments, including Finance, Information Technology and Operations.
A Colorado native, Doug graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Business/information systems. Doug and his wife Christina are the parents of five children.
Associate Editor, Via Satellite Magazine
Mark Holmes is associate editor of Via Satellite and Satellite News, two industry leading titles in the satellite sector. Mark has been at Access Intelligence eight years, working on a variety of titles in telecoms, broadband, digital TV and satellite. Before joining Access Intelligence, Mark was deputy editor of leading Euromoney Institutional Investor title Global Telecoms Business. In this position, Mark interviewed the CEOs of many leading telcos world-wide including, BT, Verizon, France Telecom, Sprint, SBC etc. In the last ten years, Mark has interviewed well over 200 CEOs of key companies in the telecoms, satellite, broadcast, broadband and cable space.
The live audio is delivered to your location over the telephone or your computer speakers. The Power-Point presentations are presented over the Internet and are available to print out before the program. This is like a talk-radio program with visuals on the Web. You and your team will be able to have a live Q&A with all the speakers.
You need Real Player or Windows Media Player installed on your computer. If you do not have either, please follow the instructions below to download and install them. Or if you prefer, a phone for the audio and an Internet connection to let you watch the slides and other information on the Web will suffice. No other downloads or special hardware needed - a dial-up connection will work fine.
- One (1) set of materials (you may make copies for all of the persons you invited to listen to the program);
- One (1) toll-free connection to the seminar (if you select the audio connection), and
- One (1) Internet connection to the seminar.
Use speakers on your computer or speakerphone on your telephone and invite your entire staff to attend for one low price of 299 USD per site. Package options are available if you register for multiple webinars.
See registration for details.
For the audio connection:
- A computer with Real Player or Windows Media Player installed. When you log into the Virtual Seminar, your computer will be taken through a brief configuration check and will let you know if youre missing any software.
- If you do not have Real Player or Windows Media Player, a touch-tone telephone also will work. It works best to use a speakerphone so that others can listen too.
For the Internet connection:
- PC: 166Mhz Pentium-based PC or better
- Operating system: Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP <
- Browser: For optimal viewing experience, we recommend using Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher. However, any version of IE 4.0 or higher will work. For Netscape, only versions 4.x are supported at this time.
- Internet connection: 28.8 or faster connection
- Display set at 1024 x 768 or 800 x 600
If using Microsoft Windows Media Player, Version 6.4 or later is required.
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If you are having any technical difficulties or need assistance meeting these requirements, please contact our Technical Support Center at 1-866-709-8255 or click here. For content questions regarding the Webinar, contact Mark Holmes at firstname.lastname@example.org.