Mobilink expands In-flight GPRS and BlackBerry Roaming

Mobilink today announced that it has partnered with Emirates and Malaysia Airlines through AeroMobile to expand coverage of its In-flight GPRS/BlackBerry Roaming.

Through this partnership, Mobilink In-flight GPRS/BlackBerry Roaming will now be available on Emirates Airlines on more than 268 flights including 122 international flight routes across 52 countries including popular destinations such as the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Switzerland, Turkey, Singapore, China, Thailand and Bangladesh. The service is also available on selective Emirates in-country flights between Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi.

The service which enables indigo customers to stay connected and surf the web, access their emails and send & receive MMS through their BlackBerry and GPRS connection at cruise altitude is also available on major international flight routes of Air France through partner network OnAir.

Mobilink plans to aggressively widen the sphere of their in-flight services to other airlines in the near future, further enhancing and facilitating their indigo customer’s connectivity options.

In-flight GPRS/BlackBerry Roaming works like regular GPRS roaming service on ground. No special handset settings are required.

How it works

To use the service, indigo customers with an International Roaming & GPRS subscription simply switch their mobile phones on in an In-flight GPRS/BlackBerry Roaming equipped aircraft.

In-flight GPRS/BlackBerry Roaming works like regular GPRS roaming service on ground. No special handset settings are required.

Flight Routes and Tariffs

The following is a complete list of destinations, aircrafts and flight routes on which In-flight GPRS/BlackBerry Roaming is currently available together with tariff details

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