Tag: SmartSky Networks

New SmartSky Patents Strengthen Lawsuit Vs Gogo

SmartSky Networks, LLC, has asked the U.S. District Court in Delaware to add two recently issued patents to its 2022 infringement lawsuit against Gogo Business Aviation, LLC, and Gogo Inc. The newly amended complaint alleges that Gogo has been illegally selling and offering to sell its “5G,” ...

SmartSky Networks Announces Nationwide Coverage

SmartSky Networks next generation mobile broadband network is live nationwide. With hundreds of sites deployed, SmartSky’s network density far exceeds competing ATG networks to enable consistent superior performance for business aviation across the continental United States. “This is a mom...

SmartSky Supplemental Type Certificate Now Complete for Cessna Citation X

SmartSky Networks, the leading provider of inflight ATG connectivity for business aviation, today announced the completion of an STC for the installation of SmartSky hardware on the Cessna Citation X series business jets.  With more than 300 aircraft in operation, the Citation X series joins a...

SRS software deployed by SmartSky Networks for air-to-ground network

Software Radio Systems Limited (SRS) announced today that SmartSky Networks has selected the SRS customizable RAN solution for its next-generation air-to-ground (ATG) network deployment. SRS has supplied the high-performance embedded protocol stack and successfully integrated with a third-party...

SmartSky Networks first ATG provider to connect to Honeywell Forge

SmartSky Networks announced today it is ready to bring Honeywell Forge to customers in Business Aviation. With the company open for business and showcasing its unmatched next-generation ATG network, SmartSky becomes the first ATG provider to enable Honeywell Forge. Business aviation subs...

SmartSky names David Claassen to newly created chief technology officer role

SmartSky Networks announced today the appointment of cellular technology pioneer David Claassen to the position of Chief Technology Officer. Claassen will direct SmartSky’s technology strategy and execution, including development and delivery of innovative technical solutions from its portfol...

Gogo Files Petition to Challenge Validity of SmartSky Patent

Gogo Business Aviation has submitted a petition to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office requesting an inter partes review of U.S. Patent No. 9,312,947 (“the ‘947 patent”) granted to SmartSky Networks, LLC.  An inter partes review re-examines the claims in a patent to determine whether or...

SmartSky Secures Additional $25 Million From Funds Managed by BlackRock

SmartSky Networks, the provider of next-generation inflight connectivity for aviation, has received an additional $25 million from funds managed by the Global Credit Opportunities team at BlackRock, after surpassing an important network deployment milestone on its way towards beginning commercial ...

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