SmartSky Networks has received its 130th patent supporting the development of its advanced air-to-ground (ATG) network.

“SmartSky is focused on launching our US ATG network and providing the best-connected experience in the sky, and our relentless pursuit of new and patented solutions is driving much of the technology leadership and innovation behind the SmartSky advantage,” said Ryan Stone, president of SmartSky Networks. “With 91 additional patents currently pending, our development pipeline will continue to deliver the high-performance network that passengers want and need aboard their business and commercial flights.”

SmartSky’s latest patent, “Architecture for Simultaneous Spectrum Usage by Air-to-Ground and Terrestrial Networks” is part of an exclusive rights portfolio covering network architecture and spectrum usage in North America and beyond which enable an ATG network to operate in harmony with terrestrial users of identical frequencies in the same geography.

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