Global Eagle Entertainment
Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (Form: 4, Received: 05/30/2018 16:59:42)
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Washington, D.C. 20549

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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Sondag Eric
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. [ ENT ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      __ X __ Other (specify below)
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(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)


(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share   5/25/2018     P    173641   A $1.9676   (1) 1941707   I   See Below   (2) (3)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. The shares purchased on May 25, 2018 were purchased in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $1.93 to $1.98, inclusive. The Reporting Person undertakes to provide to the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, to any security holder of Global Eagle Entertainment Inc., or to Global Eagle Entertainment Inc., upon request, full information regarding the number of shares purchased at each separate price within the range set forth above.
(2)  These securities are directly held by Searchlight II TBO-W, L.P. (the "Fund"). Searchlight II TBO GP, LLC ("Searchlight II TBO GP") is the general partner of the Fund. SC II PV TBO, L.P. ("SC II PV TBO"), Searchlight Capital II (FC) AIV, L.P. ("Searchlight Capital II (FC) AIV") and SC II TBO, L.P. ("SC II TBO") are the members of Searchlight II TBO GP. Searchlight Capital Partners II GP, L.P. ("Searchlight Capital Partners II GP LP") is the general partner of SC II PV TBO, Searchlight Capital II (FC) AIV and SC II TBO. The Reporting Person is a limited partner of Searchlight Capital Partners II GP LP. By reason of the provisions of Rule 16a-1, the Reporting Person may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of the securities beneficially owned by the Fund. (cont'd in FN 3)
(3)  (cont'd from FN 2) The Reporting Person hereby disclaims beneficial ownership of all securities, except to the extent of any indirect pecuniary interest therein, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that such person is the beneficial owner of the securities for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or for any other purpose.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Sondag Eric
SUITE 1020

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/s/ Colleen A. Brooks, Attorney-in-Fact 5/30/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

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