Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2013
Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract]  

Global Eagle Entertainment Inc., together with its consolidated subsidiaries (the “Company”) is a Delaware corporation headquartered in Westlake Village, California. The Company's business is focused on providing Wi-Fi Internet Connectivity and Content to the airline industry.


The Company's Connectivity service offering provides airline partners and their passengers Wi-Fi connectivity over Ku-band satellite transmissions. The Company's Connectivity services are delivered through its wholly owned subsidiary, Row 44 ("Row 44"), which combines specialized network equipment, media applications and premium content services that allow airline passengers to access in-flight Internet, live television, on-demand content, shopping and travel-related information.


The Company's Content services offering selects, manages, and distributes wholly-owned and licensed media content, video and music programming, applications, and video games to the airline industry through its majority-owned subsidiary, Advanced Inflight Alliance AG ("AIA").

Prior to January 31, 2013, the Company was known as Global Eagle Acquisition Corp. (“GEAC”), which was formed in February 2011 to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition or similar business combination with one or more businesses. Effective in the first quarter of 2013, and in conjunction with the business combination transaction (the "Business Combination") in which GEAC acquired Row 44 and 86% of the issued and outstanding shares of AIA, GEAC changed the Company's name from Global Eagle Acquisition Corp. to Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (the “Company”, “Global Eagle”, “GEE” “we”, “us”, or “our”). Refer to Note 3. "Business Combination" of this Form 10-Q for additional information.