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

SmartSky’s 4 Gives More Continues to Support Corporate Angel Network at NBAA

Kerry RadiganPress Releases

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — 26 OCTOBER 2016 — Since 1981, business aviation operators have strongly supported the noble work of Corporate Angel Network (CAN) by providing timely corporate jet transportation for cancer patients needing to get to specialized treatment across the country. For the second straight year, SmartSky Networks’ 4 Gives More program seeks to tap into that generosity at the … 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

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

Kerry RadiganPress Releases

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — 14 JULY 2016 — The SmartSky 4G network is taking off with another partner onboard. Pro Star Aviation will serve as an authorized dealer for hardware sales and installation of SmartSky’s innovative technology. Pro Star will sell and install SmartSky equipment across many business jet models using STC licenses obtained from SmartSky’s earliest distribution partners. “Pro Star … Read More

Clay Lacy Aviation continues to revolutionize in-flight connectivity as a new hardware sales, certification and installation partner for SmartSky Networks

Kerry RadiganPress Releases

CHARLOTTE, NC — 22 MARCH 2016 — When the SmartSky 4G network takes flight later this year, Clay Lacy Aviation will be a partner for hardware sales and installations, as well as supplemental type certificate (STC) developer on four Gulfstream models: the G200, G-IV, G-IVSP, and G-V. The Company, founded in 1968 as the first aircraft management and jet charter … Read More

Bombardier and SmartSky Networks Team Up to Offer Hardware Sales and Installation for SmartSky 4G Network

Kerry RadiganPress Releases

MONTREAL, CANADA — 15 MARCH 2016 — Bombardier Business Aircraft is pleased to announce that its Service Centre Network team will provide hardware sales and installations for SmartSky 4G, a new network taking flight later this year. SmartSky’s patented 4G beamforming technology delivers a signal that locks onto an aircraft, and by using 60 MHz of spectrum on an air-to-ground … Read More

SmartSky Networks announces Matthew Petzold has joined as CFO

Kerry RadiganPress Releases

CHARLOTTE, NC — 10 MARCH 2016 — SmartSky Networks, a next-generation airborne communications provider, today announced that Matthew Petzold has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Petzold’s successful track record in operations, fundraising, mergers and acquisitions positions him to add important strategic value to SmartSky in this key leadership role. “Matt’s combination of deep experience in telecommunications, internet, and … 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

DAVINCI Jets first aircraft management company to commit to SmartSky 4G LTE

Gary TesterPress Releases

CHARLOTTE, NC/LAS VEGAS, NV — 17 NOVEMBER 2015 — DAVINCI Jets has agreed to become a SmartSky Networks Early Bird customer, securing its place as the first aircraft management company to offer 4G LTE-based Internet connectivity. DAVINCI Jets currently manages 13 airplanes in five locations in the Southeastern United States. Bringing this new, high-speed in-cabin Wi-Fi to its management and … Read More

SmartSky Networks, LLC Forms Relationship with AeroAntenna Technology, Inc.

Gary TesterPress Releases

CHARLOTTE, NC — 17 NOVEMBER 2015 — SmartSky Networks, LLC (“SmartSky”) announced today that AeroAntenna Technology, Inc. (“AeroAntenna”) is developing, supplying, and supporting antennas for use in the SmartSky 4G LTE-based air-to-ground network being rolled out in the continental United States next year. AeroAntenna is a design and manufacturing company. Specializing in the latest antenna and RF technology, the company … Read More