LiveTV, the JetBlue subsidiary that handles the in-flight entertainment for the airline and several other airlines is buying Airfone, Verizon’s now-defunct air telephone division.
Elsewhere, Jaunted reports that its BetaBlue test internet platform is expanding its offering to allow passengers to check their Gmail, AOL, Hotmail, Windows Live, or Microsoft Exchange mail, as well as allowing Amazon.com usage. This complements their existing Yahoo Email, Yahoo Messenger, and Blackberry services.
It is still not as useful as it could be…but it is at least free. We’ll report more as this story develops.