JetBlue will offer internet access in the air

JetBlue bid $7 million for an air-ground wireless license, which will give them the ability to offer internet access on flights across the country.  Another company, AirCell (an airborn telco), bid $31.7 billion to win a higher megahertz license.  Verizon, currently the owner of the only air-ground license, has to limit opperations and pull out fully by May 2010.  Not knowing enough about this, doesn't it seem like a long time to relinquish use of a system you lost your bid for?

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