Robb Report Names SmartSky® Best of the Best for Inflight Connectivity 2024

SmartSky LITE™ is first-ever honoree for the category

Research Triangle, NC – June 12, 2024 — SmartSky, provider of the most advanced inflight air-to-ground (ATG) connectivity for business aviation, was recently named to the prestigious Robb Report “Best of the Best” list for 2024. SmartSky LITE was the first-ever selection for cabin connectivity in the aviation category. The recognition is a testament to SmartSky’s unwavering commitment to delivering unparalleled connectivity experiences in private aviation.

SmartSky is making waves with its next-generation internet solution, launched nationwide only two years ago, and has been pushing the envelope for inflight Wi-Fi performance ever since. Its high-capacity network enables equally high-performance moving data to and from the aircraft, giving every seat on the aircraft the ability to stay connected to whatever is most important, in real time. Its patented technology not only powers a new ATG network, it brings a new kind of airborne connectivity.

SmartSky LITE
Robb Report named SmartSky LITE inflight connectivity solution to its “Best of the Best” list for 2024 in the aviation category.

“The acknowledgement from Robb Report underscores SmartSky’s capability and innovative prowess, particularly in light of challenges faced by competitors still attempting to bring new networks to market,” said SmartSky CEO David Helfgott. “While others within the industry continue to encounter hurdles to launching their 5G offerings, SmartSky surged ahead, leveraging its unique approach to redefine the inflight connectivity experience for our customers.”

Robb Report, renowned for its discerning editorial standards and expert evaluations of quality, luxury products, highlighted SmartSky’s pioneering role and distinct advantages in the fiercely competitive inflight connectivity space. With installations spanning a range of aircraft models, the writeup noted, “The battle for supremacy within the air-to-ground (ATG) space is hotly contested, and SmartSky was the first mover.”

Robb Report Best of the Best is “the ultimate accolade in luxury: The finest products and experiences of the last 12 months, anywhere in the world.” To read the Robb Report’s full list of the Best of the Best for 2024, visit:

About SmartSky Networks

SmartSky Networks was founded to transform aviation through disruptive communications technologies, services, and tools. The network takes advantage of patented spectrum reuse, advanced beamforming technologies, and 60 MHz of spectrum for significantly enhanced connectivity. SmartSky Networks uniquely enables an “office in the sky” experience with unmatched capacity for data transmissions both to and from the aircraft. This real-time, very low latency, bidirectional data link makes SmartSky Networks the best in-flight user experience, and a key enabler for new and enhanced applications and services. For more information, visit

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