TrueNorth Optelity Router Approved for the SmartSky 4G Network

Kerry RadiganPress Releases

Optelity products have updated, tested software ORLANDO, FL. — 31 OCTOBER 2016 — TrueNorth Avionics today confirmed that its Optelity Cabin Gateway has been approved by SmartSky Networks for use on the upcoming SmartSky 4G air-to-ground network. This will enable fast, unlimited streaming of content such as HD movies to multiple devices on the largest business jets. “Achieving the FCC’s … Read More

Chicago Jet Group named as an authorized dealer for SmartSky 4G equipment sales and installation

Gary WestonPress Releases

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — 5 OCTOBER 2016 — The list of SmartSky 4G network distribution partners continues to grow. Chicago Jet Group will serve as an authorized dealer for hardware sales and installation of SmartSky’s innovative technology. Chicago Jet Group will sell and install SmartSky equipment across many business jet models using STC licenses obtained from SmartSky’s earliest distribution partners. “Business … Read More

SmartSky’s patented spectrum reuse radio technology receives FCC certification, unlocking 60 MHz of nationwide unlicensed spectrum for aviation use

Gary WestonPress Releases

The SmartSky 4G network is on track to provide nationwide in-flight connectivity service in 2017 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — 28 SEPTEMBER 2016 — Today, SmartSky Networks’ patented SmartSky 4G radio system completed the major milestone of receiving FCC certification, clearing the way for deployment of the ultra-fast SmartSky 4G air-to-ground network later this year, with nationwide service launching in mid-2017. Haynes … Read More

West Star Aviation named as an authorized dealer for SmartSky 4G equipment sales and installation

Kerry RadiganPress Releases

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — 7 JUNE 2016 — When the SmartSky 4G network takes flight later this year, West Star Aviation will participate as an authorized dealer for hardware sales and installation of SmartSky’s innovative technology. West Star will sell and install SmartSky equipment across many business jet models using STC licenses obtained from SmartSky’s earliest distribution partners. “West Star is … Read More

Pentastar Aviation® partners with SmartSky Networks to develop supplemental type certificates (STCs) for Gulfstream G450 and G550 aircraft

Kerry RadiganPress Releases

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — 25 APRIL 2016 — When the SmartSky 4G network takes flight later this year, Pentastar Aviation will develop STCs for Gulfstream G450 and G550 aircraft as well as participate as a partner for hardware sales and installations on other corporate aircraft. Pentastar serves as a business aviation leader, providing aircraft management, charter, advisory services, aircraft maintenance, avionics … Read More

SmartSky Selects Brocade vEPC for SmartSky 4G In-Flight Connectivity Network

Kerry RadiganPress Releases

Brocade Launches Management & Optimization Tools for Mobile IoT SAN JOSE, CA — 16 FEBRUARY 2016 — Brocade announced new offerings to help mobile operators re-architect their networks to support 5G services and deliver higher agility and performance at a fraction of the cost of traditional networks. These innovative New IP offerings uniquely position Brocade as a disrupter with 5G … Read More

Transforming Airborne Wi-Fi: SmartSky Networks™ Announces Connectivity Partners at NBAA 2014

Gary TesterPress Releases

CHARLOTTE, NC – 21 OCTOBER 2014 — Transforming Airborne Wi-Fi: SmartSky™ Networks Announces Connectivity Partners at NBAA 2014 Textron Aviation, Duncan Aviation, Satcom Direct, ICG, and Harris Corporation comprise SmartSky’s distribution backbone for nation’s first airborne 4G LTE wireless network SmartSky Networks, a next-generation aviation communications provider bringing SmartSky 4G, the first airborne 4G LTE-based wireless network to the market, announced its … Read More