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Westlake Village Company Which Puts Wi-Fi On Airliners Sold

Posted on Saturday, November 10, 2012 12:28am

A Westlake Village Company which has been creating, and installing wi-fi systems on jetliners is changing hands.

Global Eagle Acquisition Corporation bought the company called Row 44 in a $430 million deal. The new owner plans to combine operations with another company, Advanced Inflight Alliance AG, which has deals with a number of airlines to supply in-flight content, like movies and games. The deal was put together by Harry Sloan, the former head of MGM, and Jeff Sagansky, a former executive with CBS.

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