the HTC HD2 from T-Mobile
is officially here. To help welcome this new smartphone to the market, Gogo
Inflight Internet is offering free service for up to six months to owners of
this new phone. Gogo Inflight Internet
lets you check email, surf the Web, and connect with friends while traveling on
As you'll recall, HD2
features a large,
4.3-inch capacitive, high-resolution touchscreen display. The phone is powered
by a Qualcomm 1GHz Snapdragon mobile processor and runs HTC’s Sense user
interface on top of Windows Mobile 6.5. More information about the Gogo
offering is available below.
Gogo Inflight Internet Offers Free Service on the HTC HD2 Device
Exclusively for T-Mobile USA Customers
ITASCA, Ill., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Aircell, the world's
leading provider of airborne communications, will offer free Gogo® Inflight
Internet service for up to six months to owners of T-Mobile USA's new HTC HD2 –
the ultimate entertainment device with the largest smartphone touch screen on
the market. The HTC HD2 is available for purchase beginning today, March
24, and this special offer is valid for six months from registration or until
June 30, 2011, whichever comes first.
HTC HD2 users will be able to make plane time their time by
accessing Gogo Inflight Internet for free on their device, allowing them to
keep up with email, shop, connect with friends through social media, and surf
the Web – all at cruising altitude. To access Gogo on the HTC HD2, users simply
select the Gogo Inflight Internet bookmark under the "favorites" menu
and register to start the free service period.
"Aircell is constantly striving to partner with
companies that can enrich the inflight experience," said Aircell President
and CEO Michael Small. "With the newest smartphone from T-Mobile, we can
provide our customers with a simple, yet powerful way to stay connected, even
at 35,000 feet."
This new offering from Aircell for T-Mobile customers
spotlights a growing trend of travelers using Wi-Fi enabled mobile devices
while flying. In fact, 30% of visitors access the Gogo Inflight Portal from
Wi-Fi enabled smartphones.
Starting at $4.95 per session, Gogo is available on more
than 760 commercial aircraft and over 2,600 daily flights in the Continental
U.S. The service will continue to roll out on additional routes and airline
partners throughout 2010 and beyond.