AirMedia, a leading operator of out-of-home advertising platforms in China targeting mid-to-high-end consumers, has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with China Telecom Satellite Communications (CTSAT), a subsidiary of China Telecom to jointly develop and operate a network for in-flight satellite connectivity services and multimedia cabin entertainment on flights. According to AirMedia, the partnership will see CTSAT providing secure, reliable, and consistent in-flight connectivity to enable WiFi services in the cabin.
Mr. Herman Guo, chairman and chief executive officer of AirMedia.
The strategic partnership with CTSAT is crucial and instrumental for us to further increase our market share of the in-flight Wi-Fi sector in China. So far, CTSAT is the only operator of in-flight satellite communications in China duly licensed by the competent authority in China. Our strategic partnership with CTSAT is another example of our strong capability in integrating varies parts of the value chain to provide a comprehensive solution to airlines and their customers.