Interview with Richard Branson at Engadget

Posted on Saturday, Aug 11 2007 @ 12:45 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Engadget managed to get an interview with Sir Richard Branson, here's a short snip:
We know internet is in the works for Virgin America, coming in 2008, what about the "dreaded" possibility of in-flight cellphone usage that is so debated currently?

Well, the internet, I'm delighted to say, we're going to introduce next year, and I think that once we have the internet, I don't think phones will be that needed. I think people will be able to communicate with people on the ground through the internet. We've gotten phone in Virgin Atlantic and we find they don't get used that much, but there is enormous demand for internet, and that's why we're rushing ahead for that.
Check it out over here.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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