Google is reportedly interested in Nokia’s airplane broadband business and is said to be in talks with the Finnish company to acquire said business. The report claims that with Nokia’s technology, Google may be able to provide a faster alternative to existing Wi-Fi services on planes that leave a lot to be desired. The talks are reportedly in an advanced stage and it’s possible that the companies might reach an agreement in the near future.

Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reports that Google is in talks with Nokia to buy its airplane broadband business. The scribe also mentions that the talks are quite far along so it’s possible that Google and Nokia Oyj might be able to come to an agreement soon.

The insiders mentioned in the report suggest that Google would use Nokia’s technology to offer faster in-flight Wi-Fi services that what’s currently available. Nokia Oyj has developed technology that enables a direct connection between the ground and the aircraft while it’s flying, thus eliminating the need to route the connection through a satellite which tends to slow things down considerably.

Nokia hasn’t officially commented on this report as yet and neither has Google or its parent company Alphabet. It does caution that a final decision has not yet been made, though, by Google.

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