Question 1-What are the European Union requirements for US registered aircraft with satellite connectivity for streaming data from gate to gate?

Question 2- Does all passenger streaming activity need to cease below 10,000ft/ 3000 meters?

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    $\begingroup$ What makes you think that connectivity is required at all? $\endgroup$ – Ron Beyer Nov 10 '19 at 14:22
  • $\begingroup$ @RonBeyer Well, it isn't required in the first place, but if one airline starts offering Wifi for their passengers, then others might consider it mandatory for theirs. "I don't wanna fly XY, they don't even have Wifi!" $\endgroup$ – PerlDuck Nov 10 '19 at 14:52
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    $\begingroup$ @PerlDuck That's exactly my point. This is a convenience/premium/bait item. Why would there be any regulations at all for it? It's like asking if there are any regulations on "premium peanuts" or in-flight beverages. Regulations aren't written like "if you offer X, then it must do Y" (if you offer Coke, you must offer Pepsi, etc), that increases compliance costs and the airline will just choose not to have "X". $\endgroup$ – Ron Beyer Nov 10 '19 at 15:13
  • $\begingroup$ At this point I wanna thank all Airlines which forbid cell phone usage. And will WiFi usage is possible I‘m afraid a lot of rude persons will start texting, recording voice messages and hold their phone in front „of their mouth“ loudly talking. I‘m really fine that only pilots have direct communication available. $\endgroup$ – Peter Nov 10 '19 at 15:24
  • $\begingroup$ @RonBeyer: I don't understand the point you're trying to make. What would be weird about a "If you offer WiFi, it must be limited to EU-approved frequency bands for WiFi?" $\endgroup$ – MSalters Nov 12 '19 at 8:50

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