Wired in the Sky?

comic courtesy TheOatmeal.com

comic courtesy TheOatmeal.com

If you are one of the millions of people who is traveling by air this season, plan to do all your talking on the ground.

This recent article in Inside Towers showcases service on 8,000 wired aircraft, which are powered by 176 towers. Prime supplier GoGo has, some say, dropped the ball (er, dropped the call!) for in-flight wireless. And plenty of other companies are jockeying for position to satisfy the needs of 1.73 million airline passengers (um, that’s 1.73 million daily) who can’t bear to be disconnected from  Facebook for the length of a flight.

Anyway, we’re pulling for the consumer on this one, and their right to chit chat in flight. So in the spirit of the season, we’re sharing this promo code, in hopes it connects you to loved ones far and wide: http://www.coupons.com/coupon-codes/gogo/