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Gogo began, like so many great ideas, on the back of a napkin: Founder Jimmy Ray sketched his plan for an affordable telephone system in private airplanes at a Texas restaurant. Twenty-six years later, Gogo provides in-flight connectivity to much of the global aviation industry, including Air France, Delta Air Lines, and British Airways, with sales growing 30% annually over the past six years. To stay on top, Gogo is rolling out its next-gen 2Ku system to give travelers faster, more reliable Wi-Fi.

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Overall Score

3.1

Sector

Telecommunications

Industry

Telecommunications

CEO

Michael J. Small

Employees

1,183

HQ Location

Chicago, Ill.

Revenues ($M) (Past 12 Months)

$645

Profits ($M) (Past 12 Months)

$-146

Market Value as of Oct. 9, 2017 ($M)

$1,015

Revenue and net income for 12 months ended June 30, 2017. Source: S&P Global.

News about Gogo

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American Airlines Adds More ViaSat Wi-Fi

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Here's When Gogo Plans to Have Faster In-Flight Wireless Internet

Current speeds haven't exactly kept up with the times or technology.

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American Airlines Dumps Gogo and Strikes Deal With ViaSat

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