SmartSky Networks Revenue and Competitors

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Estimated Revenue & Valuation

  • SmartSky Networks's estimated annual revenue is currently $32.5M per year.(i)
  • SmartSky Networks received $104.0M in venture funding in February 2019.
  • SmartSky Networks's estimated revenue per employee is $325,000
  • SmartSky Networks's total funding is $490.3M.

Employee Data

  • SmartSky Networks has 100 Employees.(i)
  • SmartSky Networks grew their employee count by 2% last year.
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Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, SmartSky Networks was formed in 2011 by senior aviation and telecommunications executives seeking to transform aviation through the use of disruptive communications technologies and related tools. Working with leading aerospace and technology partners, SmartSky has begun the rollout of its innovative, air-to-ground network, SmartSky 4G LTE. The network takes advantage of patented spectrum reuse, advanced beamforming technologies and 60 MHz of spectrum for significantly enhanced connectivity. SmartSky 4G LTE delivers data to the aircraft at rates comparable with next generation satellite solutions and provides unmatched capacity for data transmissions from the aircraft to the ground. This real-time, low latency, bidirectional data link makes SmartSky 4G LTE a key enabler for the new and enhanced apps, services, and hardware that will usher in the digitization of the aviation industry.

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SmartSky Networks News

2022-04-17 - SmartSky and Thornton Aviation Announce Sales and ...

SmartSky Networks announced California-based Thornton Aviation as a sales and installation provider for SmartSky's advanced shipsets at...

2022-04-17 - SmartSky Adds Thornton To Sales, Install Network

SmartSky Networks has signed an agreement naming California-based Thornton Aviation a sales and installation provider for shipsets...

2022-04-06 - Jet It Selects SmartSky for Fleet-wide Inflight Connectivity

SmartSky's network is live and its Flagship hardware system is available now ... SmartSky Networks was founded to transform aviation through...

2020-06-12 - RTP-based SmartSky lands $41M, wants $74M more ahead of air-to-ground network launch

Research Triangle Park, June 10, 2020 — SmartSky Networks just got an injection of capital ahead of the launch of its new air-to-ground communications network for aviation. The RTP-based in-flight internet provider recently raised roughly $41.3 million in equity and debt, according to a recent ...

2019-09-12 - Lufthansa Systems to airlines: Time to put your game face on

Runway Girl Network spoke to Jan-Peter Gänse, head of passenger ... is US-based SmartSky Networks, whose low-latency air-to-ground ...

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SmartSky Networks Funding

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