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United Airlines rolls out support for Google Android mobile devices

Google Android device owners will receive additional support while traveling on United flights

Michael Hatamoto | Nov 23, 2014 at 12:26 pm CST (0 mins, 42 secs reading time)

Google Android smartphone and tablet owners flying on United Airlines will be able to stream TV shows and movies using the airline's free on-demand video entertainment solution. The streaming entertainment offering was available only for Apple iOS devices, but support for Android seemed inevitable. Check on United.com to see if your upcoming United flight supports the new service.

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The service is designed for 200 United aircraft, but will be expanded to United Express regional jets in the near future. The following aircraft are currently supported: Airbus A319, Airbus A320, Boeing 747 and Boeing 777 aircraft, with most flights travelling between mainland US and Hawaii.

"Travelers increasingly want to watch entertainment on their own devices, as shown by the measurable improvement in satisfaction among travelers who fly on aircraft with personal device programming," said Tom O'Toole, United SVP of marketing and loyalty.

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