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Lion Air introduces Wi-Fi entertainment – News – The Jakarta Post

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Low-cost carrier Lion Air announced on Tuesday that it would add Wi-Fi entertainment to its planes.

The service, called Lion Entertainment, was a collaboration between the airline and wireless in-flight entertainment (W-IFE) provider PT Dua Surya Dinamika (AirFi Indonesia). 

“The entertainment can be freely accessed through W-IFE using smartphones, tablets and laptops at 35,000 feet above sea level for domestic and international flight passengers,” said Lion Air president director Rudy Lumingkewas in the statement.

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The offerings include Hollywood, Bollywood, Korean, Chinese and Indonesian films. There are also children’s videos, magazine and games. A “chat onboard” feature will be instated as well.

During the first phase, Wi-Fi will be installed in five of the carrier’s Boeing 737-900ER planes. 

PT Dua Surya Dinamika president director Satish Mahtani said, “Passengers and other parties are not allowed to access personal data using the W-IFE network from AirFi Indonesia in order to maintain privacy and security.” (gis/kes)

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