Airborne Wireless Network has a plan to bring better broadband connectivity to the masses.

The Simi Valley company is creating a network that will use commercial aircraft as wireless relay stations. Connected to other aircraft as they fly the skies over the United States, this network would augment a ground-based internet service as well as for those aboard the aircraft.

Jason de Mos, vice president of business development at Airborne, described the link as a virtual cable where multiple aircraft create a flying spider web of connectivity.

Read the full story in the July 9 issue of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.